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A climate protection plan that exempts gas power plants(?!)
The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has proposed exempting Oregon's fossil gas power plants from the Climate Protection Program. This cannot stand.
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air pollution from gas power plant

A climate protection plan that exempts gas power plants(?!)

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has proposed exempting Oregon's fossil gas power plants from the Climate Protection Program. This cannot stand.

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Is Oregon's clean energy transition on track?

Join our discussion exploring what powers our energy system today, where the trends are headed, and it all means for an energy-smart, climate-safe future for Oregon.

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Oregon's Environmental Quality Commission chooses industry over communities to develop air pollution regulations

The EQC has decided to stack the cap-and-reduce rulemaking advisory committee with fossil fuel and big business interests.

Sunrise at Pilot Rock, Oregon

Join the club on this 350th day of the year

Climate Solutions’ 350 Club members are an integral part of our organization and your help is needed to propel the transition to our clean energy future.

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The surprising economics behind going all-electric (hint, the numbers are pretty good)

So far our blog series on clean, all-electric buildings has shown how we can reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and improve our health and safety, but what about the economic impacts?

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The Election arrives, along with a climate clock countdown

Climate voters vote, with candidates' positions on climate and clean energy playing a significant role in many races.

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Cap-and-reduce: Will DEQ step up to the plate?

By no longer allowing industries to spew unlimited amounts of pollution into our air, DEQ's new cap-and-reduce policy can help transition Oregon to cleaner ways of powering our economy and communities.

Oregon Capitol in springtime

Oregon fills leadership gap on parallel COVID, climate crises

Global warming has not paused to respect social distancing during these ‘corona times.’ However, in early March, Oregon Governor Kate Brown delivered one of the country's strongest Executive Orders on climate in early March, now called the “Oregon Climate Action Plan.”

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Oregon reclaims leadership on bold climate action

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has fulfilled her long-standing promise to take strong executive action to curb climate pollution. Learn more about what it does and why it matters.

Oregon Capitol at sunrise

Oregon reclaims leadership on bold climate action

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has fulfilled her long-standing promise to take strong executive action to curb climate pollution. Learn more about what it does and why it matters.

Climate Leaders Live!: Transforming Our Transportation

How do you typically get around your city or town? How does the way you get around make you feel? What is your ideal vision for the future of our transportation? 

Transportation is the largest source of climate pollution in the Pacific Northwest and we need that to change. This means making the switch to clean electricity (as much as we can) to move people and goods; and to reduce our reliance on driving alone—like shifting toward more sustainable modes such as transit, biking, and walking.