Stop New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure
Maximize Energy Savings
We’re working to remove barriers and provide incentives for the efficient use of energy, especially in buildings. We will pursue policies that make energy saving the go-to source of new energy.
Transition to Clean Energy
To transition to clean sources of electricity generation, we support using renewable energy and greater efficiencies in a way that is just, equitable, and affordable.
Climate Clean Energy News and Stories
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 5 February, 2021 Media Contact: Zachary DeWolf, Communications Director, Washington Environmental Council: (206) 771-4207, email@example.com TACOMA–Yesterday the City of Tacoma took a significant step in improving oversight over fossil fuels in the Tideflats, and responded to widespread community outcry by rescinding a preliminary approval for an expansion of the SeaPort Sound bulk … ContinuedView more »
A key indicator of climate change is found in the ever-increasing rate at which ice is disappearing across the planet; nearly 1.2 trillion tons each year. While the speed of ice loss is now in line with worst-case scenarios for people and our environment, we will not achieve climate justice without racial justice. We must … ContinuedView more »
Washington Environmental Council will use the following criteria to guide evaluation of proposed policies, center community and advance racial equity, improve technical aspects, and ultimately whether or not the policies as proposed are at a place we can continue to constructively engage. Click here for our guide.View more »