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Unprecedented times, unprecedented action needed
A lot of the focus today is what happened yesterday, Election Day. But at the end of last week, two surreal things happened at the same time in Washington, D.C.
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2022 is off to an electric start

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Unprecedented times, unprecedented action needed

A lot of the focus today is what happened yesterday, Election Day. But at the end of last week, two surreal things happened at the same time in Washington, D.C.

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Turns out it’s a bad idea to burn fossil fuels inside our buildings too

As heat rises, fossil fuel pollution from Oregon’s buildings looms large.

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It's the 11th hour for climate and Congress

The climate crisis seems to be getting worse, but we also know there is a window of time right now when we can still make a big positive difference.

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100% clean despite the heat

A federal "down payment" on climate (?), green hydrogen, and a note on this summer's extreme heat 

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So… What just happened in Salem?

Oregon’s 2021 legislative session has come to a close. We’ve made some major progress on statewide climate action, but before we dive into those details, let’s talk about how we got here.

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Time to tell Congress: no climate action, no deal

This really may be our best and last chance to pass the climate investments we need at the federal level. Act now!

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Here's to hope during the heat

After an incredible run of climate progress, what's next for the Northwest?

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WE DID IT: 100% clean energy for all Oregonians

HUGE NEWS from Salem!! House Bill 2021, which commits Oregon to 100% clean, carbon-free energy by 2040, was just passed by the state legislature!

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Keystone XL is kaput

TriMet doubles down on clean electricity, Keystone XL pipeline is cancelled, and carmakers up the ante on EVs.

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Photo of sunrise over Steens Mountain - Little Blitzen Gorge, 2016

So… What just happened in Salem?

Oregon’s 2021 legislative session has come to a close. We’ve made some major progress on statewide climate action, but before we dive into those details, let’s talk about how we got here.
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