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Students around the country are skipping class Friday to protest inaction on climate change. It's part of a wave of pressure by young people as Democrats struggle to agree on a climate policy.
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New Mexico lawmakers passed a bill this week mandating state utilities use 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. Meanwhile, oil production in the southeast corner of the state is breaking records.
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If approved and built, the Swan Lake North pumped hydro storage project in southern Oregon would be the largest energy storage project in the Pacific Northwest.
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Democrats in the Washington Legislature want to revive a tax break for buyers of electric cars. Meanwhile, a publicly-financed rebate for battery-powered cars in Oregon is finding thousands of takers.
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A Portland-based energy developer has signed property leases for a big solar farm in Klickitat County near the Columbia River. When completed, the solar project will be the largest in Washington.
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Nearly 130,000 homes in the U.S. still burn coal for heat. Despite decades of decline and concerns about climate change, companies in the coal home-heating business are optimistic about the future.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is running for president, and he’s staking his White House claim on his commitment to fighting climate change. Here’s a primer on his environmental efforts so far.