The 350PDX rally at Senator Ron Wyden’s office on January 9th was led by Mia Reback and Barbara Ford with an enthusiastic group of climate aware citizens. The slush and drizzle seemed to energize the crowd who declared Trump’s climate denier nominees ‘Not Fit’ to serve. Speakers listed a few of the many reasons that make clear why Rex Tillerson, Scott Pruitt, Ryan Zinke, Rick Perry, Andrew Puzder and Jeff Sessions should not be confirmed. The crowd called on Senator Wyden to oppose their appointments. Read more
In 2017, the fight against climate change starts early. Read more to find out how you can help.
Portland General Electric (PGE) is requesting an amendment from the Oregon Department of Energy to expand its Carty natural gas plant. The plant is located near Boardman, Oregon. Comments on this proposal are due by February 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (see details below). Why should we care? The natural gas plants will emit a lot of greenhouse gasses! Natural gas is not a clean bridge fuel and we need to keep it in the ground.
350PDX is making positive changes to address the climate crisis. We are looking for board members to help direct us through the next years of our organization’s growth. Please apply!