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Clark College program looking to past to grow future

November 22, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Kathleen Perillo founded the Clark College Native Plant Center in 2014 to offer students a small way to counter all the environmental devastation they were learning about in her science… Read story

Coast Guard brings in large crane to remove sunken ship from Columbia River

September 23, 2022, 6:26pm Clark County News

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday brought in a much larger floating crane to remove the Alert, one of two vessels that sank near the Interstate 5 Bridge. The former… Read story

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Vancouver seeks staff help to refine its climate strategies

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

September 20, 2022, 2:59pm Clark County News

After months of consuming detailed analyses exploring leading-edge climate strategies, the Vancouver City Council is hoping to see a plan come back for an adoption vote. Read story

Dick Gill and his wife, Laura, hop on a C-Tran bus in southeast Vancouver to make their way around town on a recent morning. They share  one car, and they try to walk or use the bus as much as possible to get around.

Vancouver leaders work toward a transportation transformation

Dick Gill and his wife, Laura, hop on a C-Tran bus in southeast Vancouver to make their way around town on a recent morning. They share  one car, and they try to walk or use the bus as much as possible to get around.

September 4, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Vancouver leaders work to reshape neighborhoods so residents can get around without cars Read story

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Vancouver council’s plans for carbon neutrality receiving mixed reviews

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

August 9, 2022, 12:31pm Clark County News

Split public opinion on Vancouver’s aggressive pursuit of electrification over fossil fuels indicate that not everyone is onboard with its swift approach to carbon neutrality by 2040. Read story

Hundreds of protesters cross the Columbia River in Vancouver on July 27, 2015, in support of an amphibious demonstration at the Interstate 5 Bridge against proposed fossil fuel facilities in the Northwest.

Fossil fuel facilities in focus in Vancouver

Hundreds of protesters cross the Columbia River in Vancouver on July 27, 2015, in support of an amphibious demonstration at the Interstate 5 Bridge against proposed fossil fuel facilities in the Northwest.

August 8, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver has been employing moratoriums to prevent development of new fossil fuel facilities in Vancouver. Now, city officials are carefully tailoring zoning code amendments to make the ban permanent and legally defensible. Read story

Andrew McLean, CEO of Invest.Green, takes a break with a 2022 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid at McCord's Vancouver Toyota on Monday. McLean launched an investment research company, aimed at educating investors about opportunities in backing green companies.

Camas-based Invest.Green helps investors focused on sustainability find suitable matches

Andrew McLean, CEO of Invest.Green, takes a break with a 2022 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid at McCord's Vancouver Toyota on Monday. McLean launched an investment research company, aimed at educating investors about opportunities in backing green companies.

August 2, 2022, 9:04am Business

What is the economic potential of removing the carbon needed from the atmosphere to achieve the goals set by 2016’s Paris Agreement? It’s a question Andrew McLean recently posed to his colleague Tahreem Kampton. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Vancouver needs partners to reach carbon neutrality goal by 2040, official says

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

July 15, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Without community engagement, the city of Vancouver’s goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2040 will be unattainable. Read story

La Center senior Miguel Delgado talks about his work in managing the school's garden on Wednesday at La Center High School. The garden was among the first projects that led to La Center receiving Platinum certification by Washington Green Schools.

La Center High School wins national Green Ribbon School Award for garden, sustainability programs

La Center senior Miguel Delgado talks about his work in managing the school's garden on Wednesday at La Center High School. The garden was among the first projects that led to La Center receiving Platinum certification by Washington Green Schools.

July 15, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

Nestled over the river and through the woods on the northern end of Clark County, La Center High School has become a beacon for environmental sustainability. Read story

"I'm fighting as hard as I can to deliver a landmark investment in climate action and clean energy to President Biden's desk as soon as possible," U.S. Sen. Patty Murray said in a statement regarding the Supreme Court's ruling limiting the reach of EPA.

UW professor: Supreme Court ruling is setback for efforts to fight climate change

"I'm fighting as hard as I can to deliver a landmark investment in climate action and clean energy to President Biden's desk as soon as possible," U.S. Sen. Patty Murray said in a statement regarding the Supreme Court's ruling limiting the reach of EPA.

July 3, 2022, 6:15am Clark County News

Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions will not harm Washington’s ability to forge its own path in seeking carbon reductions, according to a professor of environmental law at Washington State University. However, Sanne Knudsen said Friday, the ruling will… Read story