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We're proud of our grandfathers who mined coal to power our economy in decades past. We hope that our grandchildren will be proud of our generation's work to replace coal with clean and renewable sources of energy. That transition is steaming ahead in 2016.
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Legal Victory Preserves Momentum on Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program

9th Circuit upholds lower court ruling, dismissing oil industry challenge to Oregon's low carbon fuel standard

Seattle divests from pipeline funder Wells Fargo

Seattle made history by divesting nearly $3 billion from a bank whose investments are profoundly out of alignment with our hopes for a just, clean-energy future. What other cities will follow?

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Coal power continues slide, solar loans replace leases

Coal supplies under a quarter of US electricity in March, electric bus company boasts a $100 million order book, Germany diverts excess power to district heating, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Norway releases divest list, EPA ups methane estimates

EU regulators propose ‘stress test’ for banks on climate and energy, March breaks global heat records, Midwestern utility heads for 85% renewable power, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Scots shut last coal plant, tar sands workers go solar

US boosts estimate of rooftops’ solar potential, Chinese clean energy investment soars, Colorado buying co-ops cut EV prices below $10K after tax credits, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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US installs more new solar than fossil gas in 2015

175 publicly traded oil firms face bankruptcy risk, bipartisan governors’ group signs clean-energy accord, Koch brothers prepare to attack electric vehicle incentives, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.

Don't panic: that Supreme Court decision won't resurrect Big Coal

No one should mistake the Supreme Court's ruling staying the Clean Power Plan for a lifeline for the coal industry--our dirtiest source of electricity has just about run out of spark.

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Solar, wind poised to grow—provided policies endure

General Electric retires compact fluorescent in favor of LEDs, coal mines go begging for buyers, California maintains net metering rules, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.

A new future

We're proud of our grandfathers who mined coal to power our economy in decades past. We hope that our grandchildren will be proud of our generation's work to replace coal with clean and renewable sources of energy. That transition is steaming ahead in 2016.

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OR deal to phase out coal, double renewable power

Solar supplies nearly 10 percent of California’s power in 2015, GM rolls out mass-market electric car with 200-mile range, NASA tests more efficient aircraft propulsion, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.

A new future

We're proud of our grandfathers who mined coal to power our economy in decades past. We hope that our grandchildren will be proud of our generation's work to replace coal with clean and renewable sources of energy. That transition is steaming ahead in 2016.

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