Freeway expansion and climate action don't mix
The Eugene, OR city council voted to start studying whether to require all new-constructed commercial and residential buildings be electric only.
Earlier today, Oregon's Environmental Quality Commission voted to pass the Clean Truck Rules that will help us transition to zero emission trucks and reduce smog pollution from new diesel truck engines.
Despite a recent Executive Order on climate action by outgoing Seattle mayor, Jenny Durkan, Seattle is still behind on its goals. Deepa Sivirajan has a few recommendations for Mayor-Elect Bruce Harrell on making climate central to his future governance.
Oregon’s largest public transit agency has committed to fueling its existing fleet of transit vehicles with renewable diesel, as part of its transition to a clean, non-polluting transit vehicle fleet.
We’re used to thinking of transportation as the big source of greenhouse gas emissions. But while they don't move, buildings still emit carbon and air pollution.
TriMet doubles down on clean electricity, Keystone XL pipeline is cancelled, and carmakers up the ante on EVs.
23 days. That’s how much time is left in the legislative session in Salem. 97° F. That’s the record-breaking temperature in Salem on June 1st.
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.
We need your help now to get these important bills across the finish line this session and get more EVs on our roads. But the work won’t stop there.
On April 20th Tacoma set a path forward for clean and safe buildings in their city.
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No corner of our state was left untouched by climate-fueled storms and harms last year.
We’re used to thinking of transportation as the big source of greenhouse gas emissions.