What will it take for President Obama to remember his direction, map a plan, build the team, be bold, and follow the True North on climate?
Schools are demonstrating what can be done to make comfortable learning environments for kids while reducing their environmental impacts. From energy efficiency efforts to renewable energy installations, schools are helping solve the energy challenges we face.
Climate Solutions is launching a campaign to get everyone to say "puppies" when referring to climate change.
Like a lot of people attending the climate negotiations in Durban, I assumed that whatever emerged would be little more the thin gruel, tasteless and unfulfilling. Instead, the nations of the world have taken a remarkable step forward --though there is a lot left on the table.
The negotiations in Durban are more than merely government-to-government negotiations -- they are a powerful combination and probably the only way to counter the overwhelming focus on the fossil fuel industry lobby in spreading misinformation.
Seattle has joined four other US cities leading the charge in Commercial Building Energy Rating Benchmarking and Disclosure which can create more jobs, better building performance and increased property values. The City of Seattle is hosting an open house 10/17/11 to familiarize building owners with this ordinance.
It’s one thing to weatherize 2000 buildings, and another to create the financing and business models that will allow every building owner to eliminate wasted energy and contribute to regional carbon neutrality.
In a summer where parts of Texas haven’t seen rain since last September, Seattle has shivered and now a mountainous inland state is one of the hardest hit from a hurricane, things are changing. It takes a governor in crisis to call out the connection to climate change.
While we have no control over what the Canadian Government chooses to do, we do have a say in a pipeline that would turn our country into a dirty, dangerous industrial corridor.
What in the world do sewers have to do with climate change? Well, it turns out that one of the solutions to cleaning up the run off from Portland’s streets, parking lots and roofs has a great benefit for the climate as well.
President Obama announced a major initiative today to make drop-in, renewable fuels for aviation and marine uses a reality.
We just opened registration for the October 23-25 Harvesting Clean Energy conference in Boise Idaho. Come and see a comprehensive look at the clean energy opportunities happening across the rural Northwest.
Noticed the price at the pump lately and the crazy changes in our climate? The airline industry has too. Today, Climate Solutions joined aviation leaders to announce flight paths to sustainable aviation fuels.
If you didn’t see the Sunday print edition of the Seattle Times, you should. The online version doesn’t begin to do it justice. Coal export – even when managed diligently, honestly, and with a smile – is an epic mess. This is not us.
One area that I’m most excited about with the agreement with TransAlta to transition off coal: a requirement that TransAlta will invest tens of millions of dollars into creating new economic opportunities in Lewis County.
Last Friday was gorgeous here in the Northwest – blue sky, sunshine. . .sparkling mountains on the horizon across the Sound – a perfect day to be outside touring Qwest Field and Safeco Field with the Green Sports Alliance.