We have been asked by the teenagers who were affected by police brutality during the Climate Strike on Friday, September 20th, to pull back on public displays of support, including the Color of Change petition. Initially, they supported the petition and appreciate all the community support, however, at this time they have decided they would […]
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We have an opportunity to stop the Pacific Connector Pipeline from going through 30 miles of public Forest Service lands to feed the Jordan Cove LNG terminal. Pacific Connector wants to clear cut a 100′ wide swath through some of our most important wildlife reserves in the Winema, Rogue, and Umpqua National Forests. Even though […]
At a community gathering in Portland recently, Bill Bradbury, former Oregon Secretary of State, served up a big dish of reasons why we in the Northwest, and around the world, need to take note of what’s happening to our planet (including you, me, and the communities we live in) as a result of climate change. […]
In 2006, California passed Assembly Bill, 32, which is made up of several policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including a cap-and-trade system. Because low-income people and people of color suffer disproportionately from the effects of rising temperatures and pollution, California passed Senate Bill 535 in 2012, which mandated that 25 percent of the revenues […]
This Saturday, October 17th from 3-5pm in Fuller Hall at First Unitarian Church in Downtown Portland. 2015 is on track to be the hottest year in recorded history. Yet momentum is growing to stop this climate change crisis. Political and religious leaders are beginning to get the message—that people like you have been voicing for […]