Entries by danny

What I’ve Recently Learned from Reading Climate Change Articles

By: Alan Smith of the 350PDX SE Neighborhood team When reading climate change articles, I have often felt frustrated with how vague their statements have been, or with the narrowness of their focus. Joe Romm, the author who has written the majority of the articles I’ve read, seems to share this feeling. He wrote, “One […]

2017 Climate Change Fight Starts Early

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 […]

Together After Trump

Approximately 300 people came together at Friday’s event 350PDX held at the Central Lutheran Church to learn about how to organize after a transition to the next administration. “Grief is intricately tied to love,” said one speaker at the event. “And our sense of anger is tied to our sense of justice,” she said. We heard […]

Action Alert: Drop off materials in Portland to support Sioux Standing Rock Protest against the Dakota oil pipeline

350PDX Community: There are spots in Portland to drop off materials being run to the Sioux Tribe protest against the Dakota Access pipeline. A new frontline encampment has just been set up in direct line of the pipeline where ~120 people were just arrested. The fight is heating up and we need your help. Please see […]

350PDX SE Team Participates in 3rd Annual Salmon Celebration at Westmoreland Park

  On Sunday, Oct. 2, the SE Team of 350PDX participated in the 3rd Annual Westmoreland Park Salmon Celebration. The Salmon Celebration was held in conjunction with Sellwood-Milwaukie Sunday Parkways. This was a day-long public celebration of the restoration of Crystal Springs Creek. The Creek runs through the heart of Westmoreland Park. This restoration has helped bring wild […]

P’nai Or partners with 350PDX to fight climate change

Every year, P’nai Or (“Faces of Light”), the Jewish Renewal congregation of Portland, chooses to partner with an organization for collaborating on Tikkun Olam (“Repairing the World”). This year, P’nai Or has chosen to support 350PDX! P’nai Or is also sending out an invitation to welcome all to join in their services, celebrations and other […]

Back to School: Impact of Climate Change on Education

Students across Oregon are now back in school. Due to a warming climate, for many agricultural families, the growing seasons no longer coincide with the school year. Families have to pull their children out of school earlier, and some students are falling behind.