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Turns out it’s a bad idea to burn fossil fuels inside our buildings too
As heat rises, fossil fuel pollution from Oregon’s buildings looms large.
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Turns out it’s a bad idea to burn fossil fuels inside our buildings too

As heat rises, fossil fuel pollution from Oregon’s buildings looms large.

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Clean Trucks Are Here and Ready to Go

Right now, both Washington and Oregon are taking important steps to clean up bigger trucks and vehicles. Read on to learn more about these potential rules and how you can help ensure our states adopt them in a strong and equitable way!

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Rein in the biggest polluters, avert climate chaos

Oregon's Department of Environmental Quality has been developing rules to hold our state's biggest polluters accountable for the first time, but we're losing ground to industry lobbyists.

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Keystone XL is kaput

TriMet doubles down on clean electricity, Keystone XL pipeline is cancelled, and carmakers up the ante on EVs.

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2021 Washington climate wins are real

Our hard-won, 2021 legislative wins on climate are motivated by the idea that tackling the climate crisis can help us create good jobs, it must advance the cause of racial justice, and it must begin to redress past harms and prevent future ones. 

Washington's Climate Commitment Act nears final passage

The Washington House has passed the Climate Commitment Act, which would establish a firm statewide cap on global warming pollution, making WA the second state to do so. The Senate now has the weekend to concur with the House version before the Governor can sign the bill into law.

The real deal on Earth Day and climate

Earth Day climate commitments, need for transparency in "climate-friendly banking", and the latest from WA/OR 

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Oregon's Climate Action Plan (OCAP) turns one

Just over a year ago, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed Executive Order 20-04, now cal

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Sleuthing for truth during power outages

Photos of an ice-coated Texas wind turbine were weaponized as supposed "evidence" that renewables were to blame for widespread power outages.

Electric truck

Clean Trucks Are Here and Ready to Go

Right now, both Washington and Oregon are taking important steps to clean up bigger trucks and vehicles. Read on to learn more about these potential rules and how you can help ensure our states adopt them in a strong and equitable way!
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washington capitol rotunda

2021 Washington climate wins are real

Our hard-won, 2021 legislative wins on climate are motivated by the idea that tackling the climate crisis can help us create good jobs, it must advance the cause of racial justice, and it must begin to redress past harms and prevent future ones. 
Read More