Ocean acidification

Clean. Electricity. Everywhere.

Climate progress confirmed as a top-tier political issue. Duh!

Beware the giant toxic algae bloom—and not just for shellfish reasons

The largest, most toxic, and densest algae bloom ever recorded is hurting shellfish populations and local economies in unusually warm waters off the Pacific coast. Is this a harbinger of climate changes to come?

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Solar price hits new low, mercury reaches new highs

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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Keystone veto, solar to eclipse fossil fuel in decade

Eiffel Tower sporting turbines; acid oceans pose threat to shellfish; coffee and whiskey fodder for biofuels; coal no longer King in China; and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.

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Carbon fee wins support, green investment up 16%

Study says which fossil-fuel deposits should stay buried, Republicans back solar energy in Florida, Keystone fight emboldens opponents of other Big Carbon projects, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions. 

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Climate change a threat to national security, says DoD

Worldwide switch to clean power would save $1.8 trillion, rainforests store less carbon once they’re fragmented, WA carbon tax would pay steady dividends, and other stories of the week in clean energy solutions.

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German clean-energy push makes ripples worldwide

Solar and wind reap worldwide benefits from German shift to renewables, World Bank expects carbon pricing news at next week's summit, climate change versus the birds, and more stories of the week in clean energy solutions

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Coal exports take a hit, solar microgrid rising

Vermont breaks ground on a solar-powered microgrid, Oregon rejects Ambre Energy's coal export plan, acidic ocean waters get attention coast to coast, and more stories of the week in clean energy solutions.

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Europeans see financial risk in fossil fuels

In this week’s ClimateCast: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces climate plan, New York utilities rethink their business model, pteropods succumbing to sour sea water, and more.

Clean Energy Wins in Double Legislative Overtime

While much of the media attention of the state legislature session focused on the near government shutdown and the budget negotiations, the legacy of the 2013 Washington State legislative session m