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Final budgets reflect a strong commitment to climate investments

The gavel dropped in Olympia to close the short 2022 legislative session. For those of us committed to a clean and prosperous future, there is good news to celebrate:  Final budgets reflect a strong commitment to climate investments. Under the...

The carbon-reducing power of PNW forests

Pacific Northwest forests accumulate the equivalent of one-quarter of Oregon and Washington’s combined fossil fuel emissions every year. Could revised management techniques could help Cascadia’s forests sequester even more? To reach net-zero...

Are we there yet?

Move Ahead WA, the proposed transportation package, is moving ahead in Olympia, navigating negotiations and public hearings to secure passage before the end of regular session on March 10th.  Because Move Ahead WA is a 16-year plan for investments...

Will we Move Ahead fast enough to reach our climate goal?

The Climate Commitment Act (CCA), passed in Olympia last year, introduces an historic Cap-and-Invest system that promises to clean our air, boost our economy, and achieve our goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.  Right now, legislators are...

Is electric freight a heavy lift?

This week in California, a landmark program between the California Pollution Control Financing Authority and the California Air Resources Board just surpassed a milestone: financing enough truck loans to help get more than 36,000 cleaner trucks on...

Webinar recording now available: Washington’s Decisive Decade

Webinar recording now available   Washington’s Decisive Decade An Emerging Roadmapfor Transportation Decarbonization& Cleaner Air Wednesday, February 9, 2022 Yesterday’s webinar highlighting the just-released report, An Emerging Roadmap...

Congratulations to our founder

Congratulations to our founder This week The Madrona Institute presented our founder, David Giuliani, with the first annual Madrona Leadership Award. The Madrona Institute is a non-profit based in Washington’s San Juan Islands, with a mission “to...

How can we prioritize investments?

With the transportation sector accounting for 45% of the state’s emissions, it will receive the majority of upcoming investments from the Climate Commitment Act (CCA). We are firmly in the Decisive Decade for transportation decarbonization in...

Webinar recording now available: Climate Priorities 2022

Webinar recording now available: Climate Priorities 2022 With such a strong panel assembled for last week’s webinar, we knew it would be fascinating, with an exciting preview of 2022 activity in Olympia, as well as an insiders’ review of recent...

Sneak Peek Webinar Invitation

Register now for our Friday January 7th webinar, with an exciting preview of 2022 activity in Olympia, as well as an insider’s review of recent proceedings in Glasgow -- featuring Washington State Senator Reuven Carlyle, Mary Grady, Executive...

Who will win the Hydro Challenge?

If you’ve been to a Mariners game, you’ve seen the Hydro Challenge. Did you cheer for the red boat, the yellow, or the green? As it happens, there’s a new “hydro challenge”, and Washington state is in the lead with a very green boat. Built in...

Hear from American Carbon Registry’s Mary Grady

Register now for our Friday January 7th webinar, with an exciting preview of 2022 activity in Olympia, as well as an insider’s review of recent proceedings in Glasgow -- featuring Washington State Senator Reuven Carlyle and Mary Grady, Executive...

Webinar: Climate Priorities 2022

Webinar: Climate Priorities 2022Looking forward, looking back.Mark your calendars for our January 7th webinar, with an exciting preview of 2022 activity in Olympia, as well as an insider’s review of recent proceedings in Glasgow -- featuring...

Climate science vs climate silence

Climate science has opened our eyes to the urgency of climate action. But climate “silence” may be slowing our progress. According to Dr. Elke Weber, professor of psychology at Princeton University, and contributor to the U.N.'s latest climate...

How can we accelerate transportation decarbonization?

With nearly half of our state’s greenhouse gas emissions coming from the transportation sector, we see lots of opportunity for decarbonization progress at our ports, on our roads and in the air. And we’re encouraged by the progress we see to the...

Twenty-twenty-win; Twenty-twenty-too?

Together with you, Clean & Prosperous Washington celebrates a productive year of climate action wins, and looks forward to a new year of accelerated climate progress. As we look back on 2021, how are you feeling about what we achieved together?...

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