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.
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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.

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Climate Leaders Live!

Join us throughout the year and learn more about real climate solutions.

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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.

Our plan for 2020: more climate progress in WA

Over the course of a quick eight weeks, Washington lawmakers will consider hundreds of proposals. Here are five climate bills we need to keep top priority on their agenda.

Oregon is falling behind on climate action

A growing list of states and territories have adopted carbon pricing policies, enacted more robust low-carbon fuel standards, and committed to a timeline for transitioning to 100% clean electricity, but Oregon is not among them.

Maintaining hope in the age of climate change

What it's like to read climate news every day: some days, it’s inspiring. Other days, it weighs heavy on the heart.

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TriMet and the City of Portland accelerate toward 100% clean

We are excited that the City of Portland and TriMet have taken some big strides to accelerate toward 100% clean and carbon-free operations!

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.

Oregon is falling behind on climate action

A growing list of states and territories have adopted carbon pricing policies, enacted more robust low-carbon fuel standards, and committed to a timeline for transitioning to 100% clean electricity, but Oregon is not among them.

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