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“The regions – and especially the forward-looking, cutting edge regions like the West Coast – are really on point for pushing the envelope, pushing the next round of climate solutions and policy progress. And the Western Climate Initiative is an important part of that.” --KC Golden, Policy Director, Climate Solutions.
Oregon and Northwest businesses are leading the way on creating practical and profitable solutions to our climate challenges. These businesses want strong action to reduce global warming and bolster a clean economy.
The Bullitt Foundation's Cascadia Center for Sustainable Design and Construction is one of 24 recipients of a U.S. Department of Energy technical assistance grant to dramatically reduce the energy used in commercial buildings
The green light for the first West Coast coal export facility came only days before global talks on climate change opened Monday in Cancun, Mexico. Ultimately, it's those leaders of the world's nations -- not Cowlitz commissioners -- who are responsible for shaping international accords to curb emissions of greenhouse gases.
"We’re creating a campaign to raise awareness about the breadth of (Oregon’s) economic investment and the vast number of jobs and the role that the state investment has played,” said Lisa Adatto, Oregon director Climate Solutions.