Entries by Chris Palmer

Week in the Life of 350PDX

On a sunny Monday evening in August, I was standing in a large conference room at Central Lutheran Church.  Volunteers were busily painting, hammering and assembling signs for the September 8th Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice Rally.  I was speaking with a founding member of 350PDX’s Arts and Events Team, Barbara Ford.  She said, […]

Press Release: Record Number of Comments Submitted In Opposition to Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline

More than 42,000 comments were submitted to Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), overwhelmingly in opposition to the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline. This unprecedented number of comments ask the agency to deny the Clean Water Act permit required for the project. In the last month, thousands of comments […]

Renewable Energy at the Oregon Country Fair

More and more, people are looking for concrete action on climate change. I was recently reminded of this on a trip to the Oregon Country Fair, with a variety of eco-friendly practices and activities.   I connected with volunteers from 350.org’s Corvallis chapter at a booth dedicated to environmental action. We discussed some of the […]