350PDX Weekly Update – Pause to celebrate – Jan 27 2020

Hi everyone, Last week we saw more major setbacks for fossil fuel industry than perhaps any week ever before. Two of our major local fossil fuel fights — Jordan Cove LNG and the Kalama Methanol Refinery — were dealt serious blows from which they may never recover. The Biden administration put a freeze on federal fossil fuel leases […]

Celebrating major victories against Jordan Cove LNG & Kalama Methanol!

Celebrating major victories against Jordan Cove LNG & Kalama Methanol! On Tuesday, January 19, two major fossil fuel projects we’ve been campaigning against for years alongside our coalition partners— Jordan Cove LNG and the Kalama Methanol Refinery—were dealt major setbacks and permit denials. These are huge wins for our entire movement, region, and futures. This […]

350PDX Weekly Update – The attempted coup – Jan 13 2020

Hi everyone, On June 1, 2020, over 5,000 national guard troops, Washington police, and US Park police unleashed teargas, batons, and horses upon a crowd of Black Lives Matter demonstrators outside of the White House. They made no attempt to breech the security of the building, yet army helicopters circled overhead and teargas filled the air around them. A […]

Support the Red House

This morning, the Red House on Mississippi was raided by the Portland Police Bureau. The house has been the site of a months-long protest against the eviction and displacement of the Afro-Indigenous family, the Kinneys, who have lived there for 22 years. This morning, riot cops fenced off the property, arrested two family members and […]

350PDX Weekly Update – An exciting new campaign – Dec 2 2020

Hi everyone, Next month will see the launch of an exciting new campaign – a statewide push for a climate justice package that includes 100% clean energy for all, economic justice via low-income energy discounts, and good job opportunities in climate-resilient home retrofits. Frontline communities from every corner of Oregon have been envisioning clean energy opportunities […]

350PDX Weekly Update – Eta & Iota – Nov 18 2020

Hi everyone, Just two weeks after Hurricane Eta caused destruction and death across Central America, Iota touched down just 15 miles from the same spot as one of the strongest hurricanes this late in the year in record history. Nicaragua’s carbon emissions are just 0.02% of the world total. That they are bearing the brunt of […]