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WA Legislature stalls on efforts to preserve salmon habitat

Key bills to protect and restore salmon habitat sink in the Legislature as the state keeps losing ground on salmon recovery.
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Washington state Legislature considers clean-fuels standard as part of climate change ‘grand bargain’

A suite of legislation under consideration in Olympia could be a "grand bargain" for climate change and longterm funding of transportation projects. Bills include a clean-fuels standard, carbon pricing and $18.7 billion for transportation projects.
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Washington Legislature 2021: A chance of fuel taxes ahead

State lawmakers will make another try at gas or carbon taxes in 2021 as debt rises, highways crumble and the atmosphere warms. They've been somewhere around 15 cents per gallon in the past, and new talks have started.

The oil industry is quietly winning local climate fights
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The oil industry is quietly winning local climate fights

In the past few years, the American Petroleum Institute and its allies have fought against climate-friendly policies in at least 16 different states.
German Greens are embracing an old enemy: Big business
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German Greens are embracing an old enemy: Big business

Deutschland's ecological politicians are gaining mainstream momentum, and that's breeding pragmatism.
New BP ad campaign calls on Washington Legislature to put a price on carbon pollution from fossil fuels
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New BP ad campaign calls on Washington Legislature to put a price on carbon pollution from fossil fuels

BP, the state's largest refiner, two years ago poured nearly $13 million into defeating carbon pricing ballot measure. Now, a print, radio and social media campaign will promote a Senate bill that the company likes better.
Study reveals global sustainability efforts play out on local level
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Study reveals global sustainability efforts play out on local level

According to a new study, global sustainability is a lot like politics - it's all local.

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