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WE DID IT: 100% clean energy for all Oregonians
HUGE NEWS from Salem!! House Bill 2021, which commits Oregon to 100% clean, carbon-free energy by 2040, was just passed by the state legislature!
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Protect Northwest farmworkers from extreme heat

Urge your members of Congress to back the federal heat safety bill.

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Tell Congress: no climate action, no deal on infrastructure

The American Jobs Act could provide the biggest-ever US investment in clean energy and equitable climate progress. But the fossil fuel industry is lobbying hard to make sure that doesn't happen. Let's stand up now for climate action!

Roseburg sunrise photo

WE DID IT: 100% clean energy for all Oregonians

HUGE NEWS from Salem!! House Bill 2021, which commits Oregon to 100% clean, carbon-free energy by 2040, was just passed by the state legislature!

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3 ways you can support COVID-19 economic justice today (Oregon edition)

Many of the workers most essential in our communities and society, especially during the COVID-19 crisis, are also among the most low-paid, exploited and undervalued professions.

Economic security is a core climate solution

“Climate solutions” aren’t just about reducing greenhouse gas emissions. We need to wage and win a clean energy revolution, to go all the way to a clean energy future.  But in an economy rife with inequality and insecurity, such a sweeping transition is hard for most folks to contemplate. 

If the planet were a bank, we would have saved it already

We know that we must transition away from fossil fuels, for the sake of our climate and our future. But we also have a responsibility to make sure that during the transition, workers and vulnerable communities are not left behind. That's why working people are standing up for a Just Transition. 

ClimateCast logo over San Francisco Bay marsh

Cheap renewables will stem gas boom, says new report

US and India agree to quicker phase-out of HFCs, SF Bay Area voters pass adaptation tax, ConEd to deploy ‘virtual power plant’ of batteries and solar panels in Brooklyn, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

Spread the word: our bright future starts now

Today Climate Solutions launches our Bright Future initiative to demonstrate that the transition to clean energy and a low-carbon economy is within our grasp.

Who's running the Port of Seattle? Candidates Forum June 29

With an election on the way, here's a valuable opportunity to hear Port Commissioner candidates discuss their vision for a prosperous and sustainable public port.

New study undermines jobs case for Whatcom coal terminal

Jobs, jobs, jobs?A new study shows that this proposed coal terminal is not prepared to deliver on promises of economic benefit.

Economic security is a core climate solution

Submitted by KC Golden on Tue, 10/25/2016 - 08:44

“Climate solutions” aren’t just about reducing greenhouse gas emissions. We need to wage and win a clean energy revolution, to go all the way to a clean energy future.  But in an economy rife with inequality and insecurity, such a sweeping transition is hard for most folks to contemplate. 

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If the planet were a bank, we would have saved it already

We know that we must transition away from fossil fuels, for the sake of our climate and our future. But we also have a responsibility to make sure that during the transition, workers and vulnerable communities are not left behind. That's why working people are standing up for a Just Transition. 

Read More

Environmental Industry Summit

Join the Northwest Environmental Business Council, Environmental Business International, 2020 Environmental Group, and others for an engaging discussion about why the Pacific Northwest is a hotbed for the Environmental Industry. 

In this one-day session panelist will discuss industry drivers, best practices and the long term market outlook for the industry and region. 

 

Summit agenda:

8:00 – 9:00am – Coffee/Mixer

9:00 – 10:15am - Pacific Northwest Environmental Market Outlook – Government and Industry Perspectives