Entries by maya

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 […]

Support Climate Stability: HB 3470

Oregon has established strong, science-based targets for reducing global warming pollution but we are not on track for meeting those goals. It’s time for Oregon to implement policies that will make us a leader in responding to climate change. Let state government know it’s time for us to meet our environmental goals. Patterned after a […]

Keystone XL Status Update!

With the Keystone XL up for Fast Track approval in the senate, we’ve been sitting on the edge of our seats waiting on the verdict. Here are recent updates from 350.org national organizers: We just won the Keystone XL vote in the Senate. Thank you all for your hard work making calls, organizing actions, and […]

Slowing the “Fast Track”

Portlanders braved the chilly winter weather on Friday, November 14th, to bring a message to Congressman Earl Blumenauer and Senator Ron Wyden: Oppose Fast Track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact. ‘Fast Track’ is an expired, Nixon-era policy-making process that allows legislation to circumvent ordinary Congressional review, amendment and debate procedures.