Cloud Mother
This weekend, an art installation at Seattle’s Arts in Nature Festival takes a loving and optimistic look at the natural basis for our climate stability: clouds, rain, and the water cycle.
ClimateCast logo over sea ice off Ross Island, Antarctica

Solar adding 1 GW a month, CA gets half a climate loaf

California to require 50% renewable electricity by 2030, utility CEO says baseload is an outdated concept, France ends export credits for coal plants, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions

ClimateCast logo over flood-irrigated furrows

Pipeline-backing Tories ousted in Alberta elections

Biofuels for aviation move ahead, Seattle ‘kayaktivists’ prepare for showdown with Shell, TV meteorologists accept climate science, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.

Shell No! Rally in Seattle April 26

They’re headed right for us! Shell’s massive Arctic drilling climate catastrophe rigs are just days away from arriving in Seattle.  

ClimateCast logo over Eiffel Tower

Keystone veto, solar to eclipse fossil fuel in decade

Eiffel Tower sporting turbines; acid oceans pose threat to shellfish; coffee and whiskey fodder for biofuels; coal no longer King in China; and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.

Stand with the Lummi Nation against coal export

In a game-changing move, the Lummi Nation are invoking their treaty rights and standing up to oppose a giant coal export facility on their shores. Let's stand with them!

ClimateCast Logo over Shishmaref beachside cabin

Under Lima pact, all nations to cut carbon...voluntarily

Cheap petroleum leads firms to stop oil drilling, South Carolina gets net-metering for solar, carbon taxes get backing from studies in Oregon and Canada, and more stories of the week in clean energy solutions.

ClimateCast Logo over frosty catwalk

EU vows deep carbon cuts, IPCC tussles on final report

Solar deals multiply, China’s coal consumption declines, carbon prices can include a mix of capping and taxing, and other stories of the week in clean energy solutions. 

Revolution Required: Climate, Energy, and the Road Through Paris

Come join Climate Solutions' very own Ross Macfarlane as he outlines the reasons we need a complete transformation of our energy system over the next several decades, and how local and state leadership can play a critical role. “Revolution Required: Climate, Energy, and the Road through Paris” illustrates climate‘s effects east of the Cascades and what the means for the future. Doors open at 6:30 PM for no-host refreshments and the presentation begins at 7:00 PM. Admission by donation.

Climate Change in the Context of the World Environmental Crisis

The Climate Action Team of University Unitarian Church is presenting a series of distinguished lecturers talking about how climate change will affect us locally, globally, and spiritually. On the first Tuesday of every month from October, 2015, through April, 2016, we will have the opportunity to hear an expert discussing a different aspect of climate change in our present and our future.

Crude Oil terminals are wrong for Grays Harbor

The dangers of oil trains are dominating headlines about proposed oil terminals in Washington. As a long-time crab fisherman out of Grays Harbor, I’m very concerned about another risk: the potential consequences of a major oil spill.

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Oregon Conservation Network Lobby Day

About OCN

The Oregon Conservation Network (OCN) is coordinated by OLCV's Education Fund. 

Over 40 Oregon conservation organizations work together in the Legislature on shared Priorities for a Healthy Oregon. Together, we pass pro-conservation laws, protect our unique quality of life, and ensure a better Oregon for our children.

OCN is powered by the thousands of Oregonians who belong to its member organizations.