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On Earth Day—April 22—King County, WA voters should resoundingly pass Proposition 1 to keep Metro bus service at current levels, and send a strong message of support for our region’s environment, economy, and citizens. Read More »
“Confronting climate change and building equity in our community are inescapable, global responsibilities,” says Dow Constantine. His State of the County address included a look at what the County can do to reduce carbon emissions and confront climate change. Read More »
The City of Beaverton, OR asked New Energy Cities to identify what it would take to achieve 80 percent reduction in community greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. New Energy Cities created an Energy Map and a series of Carbon Wedge graphics to help depict the scale of reduction necessary. Read More »
We have met the enemy, and it is not us. It is not civilization. It is not energy production per se. It is carbon. It’s our excessive reliance on energy systems that dig ancient carbon — fossil fuels — out of the ground and release it into the atmosphere as carbon dioxide. Read More »
2013 is shaping up as a year of significant progress for sustainable advanced fuels in Washington State, across the West Coast, and around the world. Climate Solutions’ Sustainable Advanced Fuels (SAF) program is excited to play a key role in these developments Read More »