Entries by Simran Kadam

350 at the Multnomah Days parade!

Here is the SW Team of 350pdx at the Multnomah Days parade on Saturday August 18th. The puppet is always a huge success getting lots of cheers and high five’s from both children and adults. Thanks to Emily Polanshek for organizing our team and for Dell, Glenna, Lisa, Bob, Anissa, Darlene, Cathy,David, Mary Lou and […]

Activist News Roundup #12

A monthly curated collection of climate activism news, protests, public marches, direct actions, and related court cases. We are regularly inspired by the creative and courageous resistance we see around the globe, and we hope that gathering the stories here will keep you motivated, informed and connected. 

August 2018 Climate Science Round-Up

Our Climate Science Round-Ups are a compilation of recent news about climate science. In this edition, we pull articles from BBC, NPR, and The Seattle Times about hidden warming gasses found in waste, the highest ocean surface temperatures recorded in a century, and the harsh effects of climate change being felt around the world.

Help Support us During our Summer Fundraising Appeal!

“On the day the Trump administration withdrew from the Paris climate agreement, the City of Portland and Multnomah County committed to a goal of meeting 100 percent of community energy needs with renewable power by 2050. … Wheeler and others noted, however, that the heavy lifting would come in implementing the plan.”    –The Oregonian, […]

Meet Our New Summer Interns!

We have three interns in the office this summer!! Simran, CJ, and Chris will be supporting our organizing capacity, preparing for the September 8th Rise for Climate Jobs and Justice day of action, and working on our summer fundraising appeal. They’re all awesome and I hope you will join me in welcoming them to the […]

July 2018 Climate Science Round-Up

Our Climate Science Round-Ups are a compilation of recent news about climate science. In this edition, we pull articles from NPR, The Guardian, and The Washington Post about major crops losing nutrients, the devastating lasting effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and global temperatures potentially doubling from predicted models.

Press Release: Portland Clean Energy Fund Brings in Over 60,000 Signatures

Contact: Damon Motz-Storey 303.913.5634 damon@oregonpsr.org (PORTLAND, OR) – The broad network of groups backing the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Initiative, known as the “Portland Clean Energy Fund,” held a press conference today outside Portland City Hall to announce they had collected over 60,000 signatures for the initiative in under two months. With support from […]

Jordan Cove Fracked Gas Project – Comment Period Open

In my previous post on Jordan Cove, I highlighted the dangerous climate warming effects of this project.  However, there are many more reasons to oppose the LNG terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline.   The pipeline would negatively affect many communities that lie in its path.  In 2017, Counterpunch wrote an article about a protest against […]