Entries by Wong

Changing Climate: Salmon are cooking, but not on the grill

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. […]

Global Warming and the Poor: Pricing Carbon

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 […]

Momentum Workshop & Paris Planning Meeting This Saturday!

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 […]