Upcoming Conference | 2018 Re-Wire Policy Conference, Dec 13, 2018 Register

Environment

Early results show voter approval for three initiatives, carbon fee falls behind

This midterm election, Washington voters made their voices heard on four big-issue initiatives that drew national attention. Early results show 20- and 18-point advantages in...Read More

Initiative 1631 is garnering national press; here’s what they’re saying

State initiatives typically get local press leading up to an election. This year’s Washington State Initiative 1631, better known as the carbon fee initiative, is...Read More

TransAlta’s Coal Transition Board funds Washington State’s first electric school bus and solar project for Franklin Pierce School District

The TransAlta Centralia Coal Transition Grants Energy Technology Board (‘CCTGETB’) is pleased to announce it has approved grants to the Franklin Pierce School District (‘the...Read More

Labor resistance to carbon initiative growing

As election day draws closer, campaigning for and against statewide ballot initiatives is ramping up. Initiative 1631, the state’s carbon pricing initiative, is not only facing...Read More

News and collaborations from the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit

Last week, climate leaders from around the world met for the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. The summit brought together business leaders,...Read More

Inslee and Ferguson denounce rollback of Clean Power Plan

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson released the following statement on the Trump administration's plans to roll back the Clean Power Plan....Read More

Conservation group sues US Government over critical habitat for orcas

The Center for Biological Diversity, a non-profit conservation organization, has filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service and the US Secretary of Commerce,...Read More

Senator Ranker: Witnessing extinction is not an option

Sen. Kevin Ranker released a statement on Friday regarding the need for action to protect and recover the Southern Resident Killer Whale....Read More

With split vote, Supreme Court affirms state’s culvert case ruling

By a 4-4 split vote, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the 9th Circuit’s ruling in Washington’s long-running culvert case. The split vote upholds the lower...Read More

Op-ed: Now is the Time to Electrify Public Vehicle Fleets

Matthew Metz wrote the following op-ed in reference to Coltura's recent report on Washington State's public fleet electric vehicle compliance....Read More