TriMet and the City of Portland accelerate toward 100% clean
We are excited that the City of Portland and TriMet have taken some big strides to accelerate toward 100% clean and carbon-free operations!
Oil

People power. For the win.

Governor Inslee's decision today to shut down plans for a massive new oil terminal is a massive win for the people of the Northwest standing up against the fossil fuel industry.

On climate disruption, ending silence and heeding science

Breaking through Climate Silence  In the wake of Hurricane Harvey,

Big wind, big oil, and big work ahead

When willl big oil begin its last breath? The good, the bad and the downright ugly in climate and clean energy in this week's ClimateCast.

Climate Cast: The Latest in Clean Energy Solutions

The resistance is as strong as it is creative

From ranchers blocking Keystone with solar, to counties suing big oil over sea level rise, grassroots action to protect the climate and our communities. 

Thanks to Governor Inslee—and to you!

Good news: grassroots advocacy paid off; Governor Inslee rejected the state legislature’s proposal to subsidize a fossil fuel gas plant in Washington. 

What did you do, once you knew?

What makes people take an afternoon or a day off work just to say NO to what would be the largest oil-by-rail terminal in North America? What would make them drive hours through the night to attend a public hearing? For one thing, love for their great-great grandchildren.

ClimateCast logo over artist’s rendering of human-form transmission towers

Trump order hits climate policies; states fight back

Nuclear giant Westinghouse goes bankrupt, clean energy employs over twice as many Americans as fossil fuels, cheap Midwestern wind could idle 56 GW of coal plants, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

ClimateCast logo over solar PV installer

World economy grows, carbon pollution doesn’t

Shell sells off its stake in Canadian tar sands, US solar installations in 2016 nearly double the previous year, poll shows highest-ever level of American concern for the climate, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.

The tyranny of uncertainty

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt (and other oil industry apologists) show resilience and adaptability...in their attempts to deny the urgency of responding to climate change. 

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Rise of EVs and PVs set to disrupt energy markets

Audi president tells dealers that EVs will dominate market within a decade, Toshiba to quit building nuclear power plants, Sweden plans to be climate-neutral by 2045, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.  

People power. For the win.

Governor Inslee's decision today to shut down plans for a massive new oil terminal is a massive win for the people of the Northwest standing up against the fossil fuel industry.

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What did you do, once you knew?

What makes people take an afternoon or a day off work just to say NO to what would be the largest oil-by-rail terminal in North America? What would make them drive hours through the night to attend a public hearing? For one thing, love for their great-great grandchildren.

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The tyranny of uncertainty

Submitted by KC Golden on Mon, 03/13/2017 - 09:30

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt (and other oil industry apologists) show resilience and adaptability...in their attempts to deny the urgency of responding to climate change. 

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