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Attention Fleet Managers

Want to decarbonize your business’s fleet, but not sure where to start?  Join a free webinar about the Fleet Decarbonization Accelerator, hosted by the Breaking Barriers Collaborative on Tuesday, December 13 at noon.  Learn about how you can...

Hilary Franz to present award at Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Washington’s Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz, will present the second annual  David & Patricia Giuliani Clean Energy Entrepreneur Award on January 5th, atop Seattle’s Columbia Tower. At last year’s forum, Franz described her plan to...

The future of carbon policy is coming fast

Just last week, at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm announced the United States signed a global Memorandum of Understanding, a commitment to 30% zero-emission truck sales nationwide in 2030 and 100% in 2040....

Put the pedal to the metal

Is your business ready to step on the gas, er, the accelerator, to decarbonize your fleet in 2023? The upcoming Fleet Decarbonization Accelerator offered by the new Breaking Barriers Collaborative is a hands-on, cohort-based program that combines...

Invitation to The Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Register now for the 5th annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum on January 5th from 3 to 6 p.m.2023 promises to be a pivotal year for climate action in Washington state: The Climate Commitment Act (CCA) takes effect January 1st Washington’s...

Who was Everett Rogers?

And what can he teach us about accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles? Students in business schools learn about Everett Rogers’ Diffusion of Innovation theory. They learn about “crossing the chasm” between the Early Adopters and the Early...

The future is precious

The future of Washington state is bouncing on the seats, playing “jello”, and raising decibel levels inside school buses every day. And soon, more of them will be doing that inside clean, electric school buses thanks to funding from the...

Chickens and eggs

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Philosophers (and farmers?) have pondered this question for many years. Now that question is applied to EVs and charging stations.  The clean energy future imagines free-range EVs powered by a reliable...

Webinar recording: Navigating the Inflation Reduction Act

Earlier this week we hosted the webinar “Navigating the Inflation Reduction Act”. Featured speakers were Washington State Senator Christine Rolfes, Fortescue Future Industries  Vice President Hilary Moffett, and Sam Ricketts from Evergreen Action....

Get an insider’s view of the Inflation Reduction Act

Join us Wednesday for our webinar, “Navigating the Inflation Reduction Act”. Featured speakers include Washington State Senator Christine Rolfes, Fortescue Future Industries  Vice President Hilary Moffett, and Sam Ricketts from Evergreen Action....

It’s almost game time!

With a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Seattle Mariners head to the playoffs for the first time in 21 years. GO M’s! And just as the Mariners have hit a milestone, Washington state reached a major climate action milestone...

Webinar: Navigating the Inflation Reduction Act

$369,000,000,000.   And that’s just the Inflation Reduction Act. Clean energy funds are also available from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act and many other federal and state programs. How can Washington businesses and communities leverage...

Cap-and-Invest rules finalized

Washington state reached a major climate action milestone today as the Department of Ecology announced it has finalized Cap-and-Invest regulations: Washington finalizes historic cap-and-invest plan to slash carbon pollution This program will go...

Call for Nominations

Governor Jay Inslee presented the first annual David & Patricia Giuliani Clean Energy Entrepreneur Award to Kenworth Truck Company in April. The next award will be presented at our upcoming Future of Carbon Policy Forum, and nominations are now...

CA Study Mission 2.0

California Study Mission 2.0What can WA learn from CA? We traveled south to find out. Leaders are learners Washington state is a climate action leader. And that’s good for Washington, as it positions us well to prosper in the burgeoning clean...

Carrots and sticks

To influence change, carrots (e.g., incentives and investments) and sticks (e.g., rules and fees) are useful. Both carrots and sticks are headlining the news. The Inflation Reduction Act signed by President Biden last month is full of carrots....

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