Climate and Clean Energy News and Commentary
The streetcars rolling through Portland, Oregon, are helping commuters beat the rising cost of refueling their cars and vans and trucks. And, as rising gas prices take a bigger bite out of family budgets, other communities are looking to ease that bite through similar transportation options.
The $2 billion Shepherds Flat project, near Arlington, Oregon, is due to be completed next year. It will stretch over 30 square miles of north-central Oregon and generate enough energy for 235,000 U.S. homes.
Our new Harvesting Clean Energy website is your ringside seat to agriculture and the clean energy community’s collaboration for energy efficiency and homegrown power in the rural Northwest.
If the United States is serious about combating the perils of climate change through economic and environmental transformation, should we really be encouraging the export of American coal to Asian markets?
"Aviation leaders recognize that their industry has a critical need for sustainable alternatives to petroleum," says Ross Macfarlane, Climate Solutions. "For our region, there is a unique opportunity to create new jobs and new companies that partner with a traditional power house sector that includes Boeing."