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.
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Is Oregon's clean energy transition on track?

Join our discussion exploring what powers our energy system today, where the trends are headed, and it all means for an energy-smart, climate-safe future for Oregon.

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Stop Cuts to Oregon’s Rooftop Solar Rebate Program

Oregon legislators have proposed cutting the state’s only support for many rural and low-income communities to access solar and energy storage for their own roofs.

Climate leadership, state to state

With a clean energy win accomplished in Washington, attention now turns to Oregon. Also: other states and cities show what climate leadership does and does not look like.

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Mid-session check in on climate action in Oregon

With just over two months left to pass bills that make climate progress this year, we’re working hard to get a wide range of climate strategies

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.

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Portland Clean Energy Fund is becoming a reality

Portlanders passed the initiative overwhelmingly, and we want to show City Council that the public is still excited and supports stewarding the measure with care.

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

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

Washington can't stop, won't stop pushing for climate leadership

Washington's Legislature failed—again—to enact the kind of bold climate solutions we need and are ready for. Here's what happened, and here's why we can't stop and won't stop working to make the Evergreen State a climate leadership state.

Solar shines, and renewables rise around the world

In this week's ClimateCast: solar and wind continue to prove their resilience; new calls for climate justice, and why it's really time to talk about electrifying everything.

Climate action in Oregon, and clean energy everywhere

In this week's ClimateCast: An Oregon bill seeks to account for the true cost of climate pollution. Clean energy deployments are on the rise--but so are portentious impacts of global warming.

Climate Leaders Live: Oregon's 2020 Energy Report

Every two years, the Oregon Department of Energy releases its Biennial Energy Report, providing Oregonians with a rich, in-depth analysis of the state's energy sources and usage trends.

Later this January, join Janine Benner from the Oregon Department of Energy and Meredith Connolly from Climate Solutions as we explore what powers our energy system today, where the trends are headed, and it all means for an energy-smart, climate-safe future for Oregon.