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Recapping Oregon's 2022 Legislative Session
This session, the legislature provided historic levels of investments in clean energy solutions and electric vehicles, as well as significant progress for environmental and social justice in our state.
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What does equitable internet access have to do with climate?

Bridging the digital divide, EVs keep accelerating, fossil fuel dirty deeds, and spreading climate hope.

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Why Oregon’s climate progress is good, but still not enough

If you’re like me, you’ve seen a LOT of studies released about the increasingly dire state of our climate, what’s to come if we do not cut pollution, and how much pollution we need to cut by when. 

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Freeway expansion and climate action don't mix

Freeway expansion and climate action don’t mix As youth-organized climate protests against the Oregon Department of Transportation’s

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Voice Your Comments on NW Natural's Proposed Rate Increase

NW Natural—Oregon's largest fossil fuel utility—wants to raise gas prices by nearly 12 percent. By supporting further growth of the gas industry, this rate hike will increase energy burdens for already struggling Oregon families, worsen the climate crisis, and pollute the air we breathe.

Photo of house roof truss

Recapping Oregon's 2022 Legislative Session

This session, the legislature provided historic levels of investments in clean energy solutions and electric vehicles, as well as significant progress for environmental and social justice in our state.

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So much worse than we thought

In this week's ClimateCast: New research identifies hazards with home gas hookups, subsidies and technological advances are pushing EVs further toward ubiquity, and more climate and clean energy news of the moment

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Oregon’s “Future of Gas” Process: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

Oregon PUC regulators are tasked with figuring out how to protect customers and reduce risk, while gas utilities grapple with how to meet climate pollution reduction goals while continuing to meet customers’ needs.

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Good climate moves from Eugene's city council

The Eugene, OR city council voted to start studying whether to require all new-constructed commercial and residential buildings be electric only.

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The good, the bad, and the necessary next steps

Harrowing floods in the PNW, a wrap-up of the COP26 conference, and some federal progress on climate.

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Greenwashing Gas

Gas 101: A new series covering the next big fight against fossil fuels. This edition we look at the range of tactics the gas industry is taking to hide the health and climate impacts of methane gas.

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Voice Your Comments on NW Natural's Proposed Rate Increase

Submitted by Greer Ryan on Tue, 03/22/2022 - 16:52

NW Natural—Oregon's largest fossil fuel utility—wants to raise gas prices by nearly 12 percent. By supporting further growth of the gas industry, this rate hike will increase energy burdens for already struggling Oregon families, worsen the climate crisis, and pollute the air we breathe.
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Gas flame

So much worse than we thought

In this week's ClimateCast: New research identifies hazards with home gas hookups, subsidies and technological advances are pushing EVs further toward ubiquity, and more climate and clean energy news of the moment
Read More