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.
The Portland metro region needs safe, efficient, and affordable transportation options. Let’s Get Moving 2020 will help make these improvements possible, all while reducing climate pollution and addressing systemic inequities.
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.
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.
Climate gets a cameo in the presidential race, Oregon utility to try burning biomass in Boardman coal plant, federal loan guarantees boosted utility-scale PV, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.
Washington state officials continue working on a new set of rules to cap carbon emissions. Getting ir right will require setting more ambitious goals, in line with current science—and we'll still need more tools to protect our climate and our future.
The Urban Clean Energy Revolution report details the state of play of low-carbon cities and describes a rich array of best practices and examples of urban clean energy innovation and carbon reduction.
The international climate talks are a moment in time for forward-looking urban leaders to demonstrate the collective political will they have amassed for bold climate action, and to show how far they have already come in reducing carbon emissions.
The NW Power and Conservation Council is preparing a new, 20-year plan for our region's power grid, with emphasis on increasing energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. Find out what's in the draft report, and how you can weigh in.
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