TriMet and the City of Portland accelerate toward 100% clean
We are excited that the City of Portland and TriMet have taken some big strides to accelerate toward 100% clean and carbon-free operations!
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Oregon regulators reject PGE plan for fracked gas

We stopped PGE’s fracked gas plants!

In another step toward a 100% clean energy future in the Northwest, the Oregon Public Utility Commission rejected Portland General Electric’s proposal for new fracked gas plants. 

Big wind, big oil, and big work ahead

When willl big oil begin its last breath? The good, the bad and the downright ugly in climate and clean energy in this week's ClimateCast.

Climate Cast: The Latest in Clean Energy Solutions

The resistance is as strong as it is creative

From ranchers blocking Keystone with solar, to counties suing big oil over sea level rise, grassroots action to protect the climate and our communities. 

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EVs’ future looks brighter; clean energy ‘unstoppable’

Teardown of Chevy Bolt reveals it costs $4,600 less to manufacture than analysts had thought, climate action prevails at two shareholder meetings, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

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Craving for clean energy leads Microsoft to quit PSE

Portland and Multnomah County aim for 100% renewable energy, Tesla announces electric semi and pick-up trucks, Maryland to offer tax credits for energy storage, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

Let's show up for clean energy!

The Clean Energy Transition Act gets a hearing at the Washington State Legislature on March 14. Let's fill the room and show our support!

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Wind power rises in South; Pruitt takes over at EPA

Oroville Dam survives critical week, US solar installations nearly double in 2016, Toshiba chairman resigns over $6 billion in nuclear construction losses, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Solar power now cheaper than coal at Indian auction

Australia, Arctic, and Oklahoma bake in heat waves, Sioux tribes sue over pipeline construction, US wind capacity now exceeds hydropower, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Planet sets heat record as Trump takes up the reins

New approvals for wind in Wyoming and off North Carolina; thinking about “base cost” renewables instead of “base load” power; saving climate info in the Data Refuge, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Coal won’t rebound under any scenario, says DOE

China to invest $361 billion in clean energy over five years, Chevy Bolt wins Car of the Year award, VW executive arrested in Miami over emissions fraud conspiracy, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

Repeal (?), Resilience, and Resistance

Last week's attack on the Clean Power Plan comes during a season of extreme weather disasters and increasing alarm about our warming climate. But there's good news about EVs, business engagement, and polling on climate. 

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