Clean & Prosperous Washington

Research

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...

H2, Part 2

On Monday we highlighted the opportunity our state has for federal funding of a regional H2Hub. The prospects for Washington to win a Department of Energy grant were improved with passage of SB 5910 “Accelerating the availability and use of...

Can WA be a Clean Hydrogen Hub?

The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that was signed into law by President Joe Biden included $8 billion towards the development of at least four regional clean hydrogen hubs, aka “H2Hubs”. The Act defines a “regional clean...

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...

Webinar: 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...

Washington’s Decisive Decade

Washington’s Decisive Decade An Emerging Roadmapfor Transportation Decarbonization& Cleaner AirWith the transportation sector accounting for 45% of the state’s emissions, it will receive the majority of upcoming investments from the Climate...

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...

What are the facts about the Climate Commitment Act?

As the Climate Commitment Act (CCA) moves to implementation, many Washingtonians have questions about what it does and how it works. Policy experts from our research team at the Low Carbon Prosperity Institute (LCPI) along with the  Environmental...

Washington State’s Climate Commitment Act – A Primer

The Act in Brief:  The Climate Commitment Act (Senate Bill 5126) is designed to deliver certain emissions reduction and achieve co-benefits that foster a more prosperous, equitable, and resilient Washington State. In 2020, Washington State...

Webinar episode 6: Saving the best for last…

Recently we debuted the informational webinar, “Washington State’s Climate Commitment Act: A New Standard for Action”. In this final part, panelists answer questions from the audience, including:  What are the key implementation challenges? What...

Webinar episode 4: What’s next for the Climate Commitment Act?

Recently we debuted the informational webinar, “Washington State’s Climate Commitment Act: A New Standard for Action”. In this fourth part, Katelyn Roedner Sutter of the Environmental Defense Fund explains how the CCA is a template for action...

Webinar episode 3: How does the Climate Commitment Act Work?

Recently we debuted the informational webinar, “Washington State’s Climate Commitment Act: A New Standard for Action”.  In this third part, policy analyst Kevin Tempest of the Low Carbon Prosperity Institute explains the nuts and bolts of how the...

Webinar episode 1: How did the Climate Commitment Act get done?

Last week we debuted the informational webinar, “Washington State’s Climate Commitment Act: A New Standard for Action”. This week we share the webinar in short pieces for easy viewing. In this first part, Senator Reuven Carlyle answers, what does...

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