Entries by Simran Kadam

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 […]