Entries by maya

Portland Ballot Initiative Officially Filed!

The Portland ballot measure you’ve heard so much about has officially been filed! 350PDX and our partners have been working for over two years on a Portland Ballot Initiative to promote green jobs and homes that internally has been known as PJET (Portland Just Energy Transition). We are pleased to be working alongside Portland’s NAACP […]

October Climate Science Roundup

Despite concerns that it might be blocked by the Trump administration, the Fourth National Climate Assessment report was recently released. This month’s climate science news is a mix of good and bad: peat bogs may be more resilient carbon sinks than we thought, forests can help us fight heat waves, and narwhals are helping us […]

August Climate Science News Roundup

Hurricanes, fires, and drought, oh my! Deep into the summer, the evidence of climate change seems to be all around us. This month’s climate science round-up seeks to provide accurate and effective information so that we can work together to save our planet.

350PDX Pipe Dreams: Federal Agencies vie for fastest plan to end fossil fuel projects

As of August 18, 2017, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will no longer accept proposals for siting permits of fossil fuel projects. The decision comes two days after 20,000 people drove their cars into downtown Washington DC, filled their gasoline tanks with sugar and slashed their tires, effectively disabling them. The streets surrounding the National Mall […]

350PDX Pipe Dreams

Pipe Dreams is a new project to write about the wildest, most far-reaching positive future scenarios we can imagine. This is a challenge to pick up your pen and paper, or dust off your chunky home computer, and have some fun. What is the news article you want to read tomorrow morning that heralds the most […]

350PDX at Sunday Parkways in May

A small handful of volunteers brought 350PDX to the Sunday Parkways events in May. Thanks to everyone who helped! At one of the Parkways events, we collected 142 comments of people asking the Public Utility Commission to make sure PGE doesn’t build new gas electricity generation plants (adding to the 10,000 comments people have already submitted!) […]

Standing on the Corner, Waking up the World

Since the election, members of 350PDX Southwest team and SW HOPE have been holding periodic vigils in the Multnomah Village area.  There were about a dozen of us this past Saturday, November  holding signs and banners as well as umbrellas lettered with messages of peace and justice.  We had some of the beautiful 350PDX sunflower […]