Wrapping Up 2019 with Gratitude
After a very busy year, the Clean Energy Transition Institute has become an important catalyst for framing informed discussions about deep decarbonization in the Northwest. We are respected for providing unbiased research, daylighting the nuances of the clean energy...
What You Can Do About Climate Change
With glaciers melting, seas rising, wildfires raging, and storms intensifying, Americans have awakened to the reality of climate change. The majority now understands that global warming is happening; is caused by humans burning fossil fuels; and is causing the climate to change. People are asking how they can do their part to reduce their carbon footprints.
Public Opinion and Climate Advocacy
Presentation that reviews public opinion polls about climate change; climate denial efforts; media coverage of climate change; the impact of weather events; and various clean energy advocacy and movement-building efforts, delivered for Western Washington University Institute for Energy Studies course on February 22, 2018.
Decarbonization in Action
Presentation that looks at decarbonization efforts in Germany, the European Union, China, and the United States, delivered for Western Washington University Institute for Energy Studies course on February 8, 2018.
100% Renewable Movement
Presentation that explores the concept of and controversy about the 100% Renewable or 100% Clean Movement and how cities and businesses are embracing it, delivered for Western Washington University Institute for Energy Studies course on February 27, 2018.
Occupy the Future
Climate Week draws to a close, a resounding success in focusing the world’s attention on the importance of addressing climate change. The UN Climate Summit 2014 was the catalyst for the week's events. It remains to be seen what will happen ...
Chronicling Global Warming Milestones
Despite ongoing efforts of climate-denial proponents to present global warming science as new and unsettled, we have known for two centuries that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases have the potential to severely disrupt the earth’s ...
Tracking Climate Action at the City Level
While climate change presents a global imperative, cities consume over two-thirds of the world’s energy and contribute over 70% of the greenhouse gas pollution, climate action at the local level is critically important. Further, the urban share of...