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Climate & Energy

Three Things to Know About CarbonWA’s Revenue-Neutral Carbon Tax

Washington’s relief pitcher is ready to put a revenue-neutral carbon tax on the 2016 ballot.

Listen In: Oregon’s Proposed Polluters-Pay Bills

Two radio interviews on Oregon’s proposed carbon pricing bills sum up the facts.

Coal, Oil, and Gas Spent $2 Million on Oregon Politics in 2014

A look at the fossil fuel industry's methods of buying influence.

Myths and Facts about Capping Climate Change Pollution

You’ve heard some unsubstantiated rumors. Here are the facts.

Failure to Report

A pattern of secrecy by major oil train hauler puts public at risk.

What the Oso Landslide Teaches Us About Oil Trains

Landslides along Puget Sound rail lines pose serious risk.

What If Polluters Paid and You Got the Money?

Two climate bills would give every Oregonian a $500-$1,500 dividend check every year.

Debating Coal and Oil Exports

Video: what fossil fuel plans mean for the region.

Ridley’s Coal Export Collapse Continues

Major coal port expansion now a stranded asset.

The Oil Spill That Could Happen Here, Part 2

A reminder of just how common—and just how serious—oil pipeline spills are.