The Political Voice for the Environment
October 08, 2012 - All around the country this election season, we’ve got Democrats who don’t want to talk about climate change and Republicans who don’t even acknowledge that climate change is real. But in the Washington state governor’s race, it’s a whole different ballgame. The Democrat, Jay Inslee, is a longtime, outspoken crusader for climate action and clean energy.
October 08, 2012 - The next governor of Washington will face some tough environmental issues during his tenure. He’ll be taking the reins of the massive Puget Sound clean up effort. He’ll be involved in the review process for several proposed coal export facilities. He’ll face some major decisions about the future of public transportation in the region, renewable energy standards, and perhaps even a regional carbon emissions regulation strategy.
September 29, 2012 - When it comes to incentives and regulations to help green-energy producers, the two candidates see things differently.
September 28, 2012 - Two political committees have emerged as the major outside spenders supporting Washington's gubernatorial candidates, but a third organization is hoping to make a splash, and political insiders say more groups could enter the fray. The Washington Conservation Voters, an environmental group, is preparing to launch a $750,000 advertising campaign to boost Democrat Jay Inslee in his bid against Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna.
September 28, 2012 - Washington Conservation Voters' breakfast demonstrated not only a thawing out, but an embrace between the Seattle business community and such major environmental players as Conservation Voters, Forterra, Climate Solutions and the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition.