The climate crisis demands an immediate response on multiple fronts, and while in Washington DC the Trump administration is attempting to reverse the progress of the last administration, in Washington state legislators are tackling the challenge head on.
July 25, 2018 10:12 AM EDT
Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is gone, but the messes he created will be with us for a long time. His approach to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) took an already complicated policy and turned it upside down. Here, we untangle the opaque way Pruitt rigged the system for his fossil fuel friends and what this means for the ongoing RFS rulemaking.
January 30, 2018 4:46 PM EDT
Burning fossil fuels is a major driver of climate change with more than two billion tons of carbon dioxide released annually, leading to increased frequency of natural disasters and health concerns. Replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources is a key strategy to mitigate this harm.
January 11, 2016 3:18 PM EDT
Recent commercials funded by the American Petroleum Institute suggest expanded fossil fuel development will benefit “our children and our grandchildren”—an untruth that won’t work forever. Read more >
December 8, 2015 10:00 AM EDT
What some may see as waste may actually be a low-carbon fuel source. Read more >