Upcoming Conference | 2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference, Dec 10, 2019 Register

Environment

Op-ed: The Climate Bill with Bipartisan Support

Greg Rock is the Policy Chair of Carbon Washington, and Peter Kelly is the Founder of Grow Further and a board member of Carbon Washington. Carbon Washington...Read More

Sen. Ericksen asks Sen. Carlyle to include “a wide range of data” and perspectives on climate change

In a recent letter, Sen. Doug Ericksen wrote Sen. Reuven Carlyle, who chairs the Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee, requesting the committee “consider a...Read More

Q&A with Sen. Reuven Carlyle on climate change legislation this session

After a day full of talking about environmental policy, Carlyle paused for a brief conversation with Washington State Wire; we talked about his takeaways from...Read More

Former California Gov. Jerry Brown and Gov. Inslee talk climate action

Former California Gov. Jerry Brown joined Gov. Jay Inslee and Washington legislators last week to talk about climate change and the package of clean-energy legislation...Read More

Gov. Inslee’s new clean-energy plan

Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced a package of clean-energy legislation and investments at a press conference yesterday....Read More

Re-Wire Keynote: A Conversation with Hilary Franz, Commissioner of Public Lands

The predicted impacts of climate change are no secret to Washingtonians, with issues like wildfires and the state’s critically endangered orcas capturing headlines on a...Read More

Commissioner Franz Lays Out $90 Million Request for Orca, Salmon Habitat

Today, Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz announced a nearly $90 million package of aquatic habitat protections and improvements to be carried out by the...Read More

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