Environment Washington Research and Policy Center Latest Blog Posts

 | by
Morgan Folger
Director, Destination: Zero Carbon

In order to address climate change, the shipping industry must dramatically reduce global warming emissions by electrifying their trucking fleets.

We need to stop the monarch's rapid descent toward extinction 

 | by
Pam Clough
Acting Director, Environment Washington; Director, Donor Development Program

Hundreds of people across the Northwest gathered on August 7th to demand Northwest members of Congress save salmon and the southern resident orca that rely on salmon. 

Even though the protected area is relatively small, numerous studies suggest that the protections have been remarkably successful. 

 | by
Lillie Wright
Donor Associate, Environment Washington

This year, even under challenging circumstances, the Washington state legislature made significant progress to protect our state’s air, water, and climate.

 | by
Lillie Wright
Donor Associate, Environment Washington
Pam Clough
Acting Director, Environment Washington; Director, Donor Development Program

Washington continues to make progress protecting clean air, clean water, and open spaces. 

Our new progress report finds that despite the need to rebuild many federal agencies and tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the Biden administration has already taken numerous steps to restore environmental protections.

 | by
Josh Chetwynd
Deputy Director, Media Relations

These energy-efficient devices can be difference makers in the move to clean energy

As an ode to the planet we love, we launched a Valentine's Day week of action to encourage Whole Foods to prioritize its relationship with the planet over plastic.

Out of the gates, here’s what President Biden did for America’s wildlife.