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Delivering a clean economy

Have you seen one of those Rivian electric vans making Amazon deliveries in your neighborhood? Last month Amazon deployed the first of what will be 100,000 Rivian vans as it aims for a 100% zero-emissions fleet.Not to be left in the dust, Fedex is...

Can we replace gasoline with hydrogen as a transportation fuel?

Lesson # 7 Hydrogen fueling stations are on the rise in California Clean & Prosperous Institute led our second study mission to California last month, which took us from Sacramento to San Francisco to Silicon Valley.  We learned so much from...

California’s Companies are Thriving in a Low-Carbon Economy

Lesson # 6: Clean fuels are cleaning CA’s air Clean & Prosperous Institute led our second study mission to California earlier this summer, which took us from Sacramento to San Francisco to Silicon Valley.  We learned so much from briefings and...

Silicon Valley to amp up WA’s economy

Lesson # 5: It’s all about the batteries Clean & Prosperous Institute led our second study mission to California last month, which took us from Sacramento to San Francisco to Silicon Valley.  We learned so much from briefings and site tours...

We saw the future inside Tesla’s CA factory

Lesson # 4: Incentives are electric Clean & Prosperous Institute led our second study mission to California last month. We learned so much from briefings and site tours, we want to continue sharing highlights with you here. (If you missed...

California lessons, continued

Lesson # 3: Public investments attract private investments As Washington state builds a cleaner, more competitive economy, what is the role of private investment and what is the role of public investment? Many believe that states can boost business...

More lessons from California

Lesson # 2: Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks and Buses - A big opportunity to improve air quality and reduce fossil fuel reliance, especially in overburdened communities that are hardest hit.  In late June, Clean & Prosperous Institute led our...

What we learned in California

Lesson # 1: Dairies Drive Decarbonization From Sacramento to San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, this year’s California Study Mission 2.0 featured a stunning array of informative sessions and insider tours to learn what California is doing to...

A Marshall Plan for Middle America

As a leader among states transitioning to a clean economy, Washington state can learn lessons and discover ideas from other states. Last week, Clean & Prosperous Institute organized a delegation of 45 key climate stakeholders on a  visit to...

Does Cap-and-Invest really work for disadvantaged communities?

At Clean & Prosperous Washington, we bring a data-driven, strategic business approach to moving public- and private-sector climate work forward with urgency. We seek to learn from the real-world experience of others. In that regard, we’re...

What can WA learn from CA? Come join us 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 economy. But we’re not alone, as other states too are innovating in business and public...

Green Energy Superpower… in Centralia!

On Monday we highlighted the Sila Nanotechnologies announcement of plans to open a hydro powered operation in Moses Lake to produce advanced lithium-ion anode battery materials for electric vehicles. On Wednesday we highlighted the announcement by...

Investing in WA’s future

On Monday we highlighted the Sila Nanotechnologies announcement of plans to open a hydro powered operation in Moses Lake to produce advanced lithium-ion anode battery materials for electric vehicles. Today we highlight another major WA clean energy...

Charging up WA’s economy

In an example of public policy sparking private investment, Sila Nanotechnologies announced plans to open a hydro powered operation in Moses Lake to produce advanced lithium-ion anode battery materials for electric vehicles. Sila projected it could...

Caffeine for cars

As more drivers move from burning gas to draining batteries, the availability of EV charging stations presents both challenge and opportunity. Washington’s own Starbucks sees opportunity, announcing a pilot partnership with Volvo, to install EV...

“You can still buy a horse”

So says Washington State Senator Marko Liias, Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee. Tom Banse of Northwest News Network asked Liias why the state didn’t mandate EVs for all new car sales after 2030 rather than simply setting a goal. Liias...

Must-see TV

TVW recorded our Future of Carbon Policy Forum at the Climate Pledge Arena.   Today we share a link to TVW’s coverage of the State Perspectives Panel, featuring Washington State Senators Christine Rolfes and Marko Liias, and Washington State...

Binge-worthy television

TVW recorded our Future of Carbon Policy Forum at the Climate Pledge Arena.   Today we share a link to TVW’s coverage of the Federal Perspectives Panel, moderated by Washington State Senator Reuven Carlyle and featuring United States Representative...

4th Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum

The future is closer than we think. Those who track such things report that George Jetson was born in 2022. (Thanks to WA State Senator Marko Liias for bringing this to our attention.) Though flying cars may yet be years away, other innovations are...

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