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The case for clean, safe, and all-electric buildings
Washington and Oregon need to join the movement towards clean, safe, all-electric buildings—and we need to do it soon. Look out for more information on the case for all-electric buildings and the policy solutions that can get us there in the Northwest.
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city skyline with text overlay "clean and safe buildings"

The case for clean, safe, and all-electric buildings

Washington and Oregon need to join the movement towards clean, safe, all-electric buildings—and we need to do it soon. Look out for more information on the case for all-electric buildings and the policy solutions that can get us there in the Northwest.

3 ways to cope with the smoke

If you live west of the Cascades in the Pacific Northwest, you likely woke up yesterday to an awful late-summer surprise (if you weren't under wildfire threat already): a blanket of unhealthy wildfire smoke.

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Clean, climate-friendly buildings can help Oregon build back better

We can rebuild and recover in a more just, clean, healthy, and smart way—while creating lots of high quality green jobs along the way. One of those climate-smart and equitable solutions to build back better than before is right in front of us, and all around us: our homes and other buildings.

Announcing a new approach

So how do we keep advancing solutions to global warming during this time of economic instability?

Trump's attack on Clean Cars must not, and will not, stand

US states and previous federal administrations (from both parties) have worked hard to protect our air quality and our climate. Now let's stand together  and defend against Trump's recklessness.

Clean air for all communities… Let’s HEAL Washington!

When it comes to environmental pollution, protection should not depend on complexion.

2019 Session dispatches: week 6 with climate as a top priority

For the first time in memory—and maybe ever—climate change is a top priority for the Washington Legislature. There are multiple landmark climate policies moving forward; The momentum is strong, and the stakes are high. Here’s an update on our top climate priorities.

Broad show of support for clean fuels for WA

Testimony focused on increased job and economic growth opportunities, climate and public health benefits.

A City’s Climate Action Plan: Interview with Milwaukie Mayor Gamba

The city is working to become entirely equitable, delightfully livable, and completely sustainable. 

I-1631: Coming together to protect Washington and a healthy future

The people of Washington have the opportunity to win one of the most ambitious, effective and far reaching policies to tackle climate change.

Climate Leaders Live: Our Health, Our Climate

The weather and our climate affect us and our health in a variety of ways. We know the climate crisis is making people sicker, unwell, and stressed out. Air quality worsens as temperatures rise, and burning fossil fuels pollutes the air with particulate matter and greenhouse gases. Recent fires throughout the West have made the realities of climate impacts on air quality even more stark, causing weeks of visible smoke throughout much of WA, OR and CA.

3 ways to cope with the smoke

If you live west of the Cascades in the Pacific Northwest, you likely woke up yesterday to an awful late-summer surprise (if you weren't under wildfire threat already): a blanket of unhealthy wildfire smoke.
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