This week Governor Inslee announced bold action to address global warming, directing his administration to use its full authority under the Clean Air Act to enforce existing limits on carbon pollution.
Why are we allowing Shell to drill for oil in the Arctic? Even if tapping a new source of oil wouldn't guarantee a future of climate chaos—and it would—there's no reason to believe Shell has what it takes to leave behind its record of disaster after disaster.
The 2015 Oregon legislative session concluded last week, and the outcomes for climate were decidedly mixed. With a clear win on clean fuels, there remains much to do to help transition our state from fossil fuels to clean energy.
United Airlines buys stake in biofuels firm; China, Brazil, and Korea announce climate pledges; micro-grid improves electric service for California desert town; and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.
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