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Washington State Ferries are going electric. WSDOT just opened nationwide bidding to build them.

The five new boats will save 240 million gallons of diesel and over 8 million tons of carbon emissions in the long run, WSDOT said. Currently, the ferry system emits more greenhouse gasses than any other state agency. It’s far easier for ferries to go electric than other transportation systems,…

Why clean energy production could end up in your backyard

The Horse Heaven Wind Farm Project near the Tri-Cities could become the largest of its kind in the state. 

The project, as originally planned, would span over 24 miles, and include wind turbines, solar panels, and battery storage.

Higher ed has role to play in climate change solutions

Young people, including college and university students, are pelted with bad news about the world they will inherit.

Vitally important fields such as ecology and environmental science paint a picture of the planet’s natural and physical systems under stress, and the negative impacts of…

Darrin Magee to lead WWU’s Institute for Energy Studies
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