Oregon is not the only state to recognize the benefits of a homegrown clean fuels industry to strengthen our economy, create jobs, and protect the environment. Our California and British Columbia neighbors have implemented their own Clean Fuels Programs and already started to reap the rewards from economic growth, job gains, and cleaner, more affordable fuel alternatives. Last week, Oregon lawmakers […]
How does Oregon stack up on carbon pollution?
This is neat! Georgetown Climate Center has built a map of state climate and energy policies, including (as shown below) the change in carbon pollution emissions that come from the power sector, from 2005-2012. The darker the green, the greater the reduction; the deeper the blue/purple, the higher of an increase. (Click the map to visit Georgetown’s site to play around with […]
Clean Fuel Program Saves Big
There are dozens of reports that show how Clean Fuels Programs boost jobs, economic development, and savings at the pump. (See here and here, for a few examples.) But Clean Fuels boost our economy in other real, tangible ways in addition to these traditional economic indicators. Via National Resources Defense Council: But even outside reduced […]