RELEASE: Call for Amazon to eliminate plastic packaging ahead of annual meeting
Resource guide: Endangered Species Day / 50th anniversary of Endangered Species Act
New report: Rooftop solar on America’s warehouses could power every household in every state’s largest city
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New survey report reveals Whole Foods’ failure to cut back on plastic waste
Less than 50% of the grocer’s in-house ‘365’ brand products surveyed were available in plastic-free packaging
Call for Amazon to ‘break up with plastic packaging’ this Valentine’s Day
Environmental and consumer advocates gathered outside Amazon headquarters in Seattle on Monday to call on the e-commerce company to “break up with plastic.”
‘You have the power’ webinar details how to electrify homes with new tax credits
Experts share how new federal policies can save Americans money, reduce pollution
Washington State will build new homes with heat pumps to cut energy costs and climate pollution, protect health
The Washington State Building Code Council (SBCC) voted today to adopt new statewide residential building codes that will drive the transition to safe and healthy homes that run on low-cost, 100% clean electricity instead of methane gas.
New analysis: Washington among national leaders for electric vehicle charging and adoption, but room to grow in renewable energy adoption
Interactive dashboard allows users to explore clean energy growth in Washington and nation over past decade
Report: Polluters dumped ~200 million lbs. of toxics into waterways
Call to cut down water pollution as Supreme Court case, 50th anniversary of Clean Water Act, near
Logging mature and old trees threatens U.S. climate goals
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday signed a memorandum to clarify the U.S. Forest Service’s direction on climate policy. The memo, "Climate Resilience and Carbon Stewardship of America's National Forests and Grasslands," follows a recent White House executive order highlighting the importance of conserving mature and old-growth forests on federal lands as a climate solution. The memo, which lays out “actions to restore forests, improve resilience, and address the climate crisis”, falls short in meeting the ambition outlined in President Joe Biden’s order on old forests and trees. Secretary Vilsack acknowledges the role that older trees play in absorbing and storing carbon and supporting biodiversity. But he fails to outline a plan for his agency to protect mature and old-growth forests and trees from commercial logging.
Statement: White House invokes Defense Production Act for clean energy
President Joe Biden authorized use of the Defense Production Act (DPA) on Monday to speed up the domestic production of key clean energy technologies for use in buildings.
Statement: Interior Department proposes first offshore California wind lease sales
The Department of the Interior has announced the first proposed lease sales for wind power off the shore of California and the United States’ West Coast.
In a victory for marine life, climate, Biden administration cancels three oil leases in ocean waters
WASHINGTON – Taking action to protect ocean wildlife and U.S. coasts, the Biden administration on Wednesday ditched plans for three offshore oil and gas lease sales.