Climate and Clean Energy News and Commentary
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.
Hey climate movement, you know what I missed about us that Power Shift pumped right back into me last week? THE AWESOME.
That sustainable global economic pathway – even more than a clean energy-powered Northwest – is the ultimate prize. The coal export battle will test whether we have the vision to keep our eyes on it