Hope, community and clean energy
Good jobs, vital communities and clean energy are the way forward as we transition away from the pollution, health risks and climate damage of the fossil fuel era. Majora Carter inspired us with storytelling at Climate Solutions' annual breakfast.
Past Climate Solutions events
Inflection Point with Jennier Granholm

Climate action at an inflection point

Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm was among the featured speakers at our spring 2021 event.

Courage is Contagious

It's time for climate hope, but also for courage, determination and action

A standing ovation for... building codes? Believe it!

Hal Harvey fired up the crowd at our 20th anniversary dinner in Portland.

Mainstreaming climate risk... and clean energy opportunity

Our annual dinner with Kate Gordon in Portland this week laid the groundwork for a season of effective climate action in Oregon and Washington. 

Hope, community and clean energy

Good jobs, vital communities and clean energy are the way forward as we transition away from the pollution, health risks and climate damage of the fossil fuel era. Majora Carter inspired us with storytelling at Climate Solutions' annual breakfast.

Majora Carter helped us find our optimism

Speaking at Climate Solutions' annual dinner in Portland, Majora Carter fueled both our optimism and our impatience for climate progress.

Our climate movement now: from opposition to opportunity

The Northwest is absolutely humming with climate activism of every sort. Our annual breakfast speakers challenged us to keep up the fight against fossil-fuel dominance, injustice and political inertia, and move from opposition to opportunity.

City of Seattle to Shell Oil: Not so fast; while major business coalition joins call for climate action

At Climate Solutions' annual breakfast on May 4, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that the Port of Seattle lacked the proper permits to lease moorage to Shell's controversial Arctic drilling fleet. Meanwhile, a major business coalition gave its support to the broadest-based climate action efforts in Washington and Oregon.

Thank you! Climate leadership on display in Portland

"The challenge to create a sustainable economy is global – and requires a global response – but I know the Northwest can show the way."

The space beyond denial, before despair

Joined by over 900 allies and leaders from around the region and around the country, we heard from heroes who are using their respective fields as platforms for real climate leadership. We also took some selfies.

Climate Solutions 10th Annual Dinner & 20th Anniversary Celebration

Our Climate Solutions 10th Annual Dinner & 20th Anniversary Celebration on November 29 is a seated and catered dinner at the Hilton Portland 5:00pm-8:00pm with time allocated for check-in and mingling with the other guests between 5pm-6:00pm. Our keynote speaker is renewable energy visionary Hal Harvey, CEO of Energy Innovation. We anticipate attracting 350 people including business executives, policymakers, and community leaders.  During the Dinner you will be given the opportunity to support our work by making a gift to Climate Solutions.

To register or to learn more about sponsorship, table host or tablew captain opportunities, please visit the event site. Thanks so much for your consideration and support! We look forward to seeing you there. 

Hope, community and clean energy

Good jobs, vital communities and clean energy are the way forward as we transition away from the pollution, health risks and climate damage of the fossil fuel era. Majora Carter inspired us with storytelling at Climate Solutions' annual breakfast.

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Climate Solutions' 8th Annual Dinner with Majora Carter

We hope you’ll be able to join us for Climate Solutions' 8th Annual Dinner: Tuesday, December 6 at 5:30pm, at the Hilton Portland. We're Building a Bright Future Together! Our keynote speaker this year will be Majora Carter, a national leader at the nexus of climate and equity, with expertise in developing sustainable systems that help move people out of poverty. She is an urban revitalization strategy consultant, Peabody Award winning broadcaster, and MacArthur Genius grant recipient.