Clean & Prosperous Washington

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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...

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...

CPI 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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Future of Carbon Policy Forum: Make Thursday Memorable

Don’t miss this opportunity to register for Thursday’s Future of Carbon Policy Forum. It’s an event you’ll talk about on Friday, and remember for a long time. (Can you say that about whatever it is that’s sitting on your Thursday calendar now?)Are...

Join Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz at Climate Forum

Next Thursday’s 4th Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum at Climate Pledge Arena features a roster of dynamic speakers and special guests. And now we’re pleased to announce that Hilary Franz, Commissioner of Public Lands, will be there too!...