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!
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Saudis adopt post-oil plan, China halts 200 coal plants

South African concentrating solar plant generates round the clock, Ukraine marks Chernobyl anniversary, solar auction hits new low under 3 cents per kilowatt-hour, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

Thanks to you, Earth Wins

Earth Day reflections on the love, tenacity and spirit in standing up to Big Coal and Oil

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Oil credit tightens, clean power grows at record rate

21 nations grow GDP while cutting climate pollution, Renewable Portfolio Standards dubbed an inexpensive success, power prices in negative territory, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

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Tesla ignites frenzy, Hawaii plans for 100% clean power

2.5 million Americans work in clean energy, South Africa and Nevada solar plants provide night-time power, coalition builds behind Clean Power Plan, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Scots shut last coal plant, tar sands workers go solar

US boosts estimate of rooftops’ solar potential, Chinese clean energy investment soars, Colorado buying co-ops cut EV prices below $10K after tax credits, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

Why Electric Vehicles are a Climate Solution

Climate Solutions looks at the climate promise of electric vehicles, and what it would take for EVs to play a significant role in decarbonizing the Northwest’s economy.

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Global carbon pollution flat, US electricity use declines

Peabody Coal on verge of bankruptcy, 9 percent more Americans concerned about climate, electricity co-ops lead deployment of solar power in Wisconsin, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Leaders pledge joint climate action across 49th parallel

United Airlines blends biofuel into its jet fuel at LAX; February smashes temperature records worldwide; federal agency rejects Oregon LNG terminal; and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Growth in EV use could lead to next oil glut in 2020s

Utilities move to cut coal use despite stay on Clean Power Plan, Shell replaces executive who led Arctic oil push, Midwest wind generation sets new records, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.

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US installs more new solar than fossil gas in 2015

175 publicly traded oil firms face bankruptcy risk, bipartisan governors’ group signs clean-energy accord, Koch brothers prepare to attack electric vehicle incentives, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.