Climate and Clean Energy News and Commentary
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is investing more of his own time and money in the search for clean energy and solutions to climate change.
Those of us participating in Climate Solutions’ work see climate change as amongst our biggest challenges. Using less energy, water, and producing less waste not only lowers our impact, it engages us all in this important issue at an individual level.
More than 200 people packed into the Bellingham High School commons to attend the forum put on by RE Sources for Sustainable Communities, Climate Solutions and the Sierra Club.
“Coal power was a part of our past,” said Gregoire at the signing. “Our prosperity now depends on our ability to move forward with a clean energy future."
The new economy, Governor Kitzhaber said, will be one that "leads the way in advanced manufacturing" and that "rewards efficiency rather than excess." It will add jobs in low-carbon, energy efficient and locally based businesses.