350PDX Weekly Update – What next? – July 9 2021

Hi everyone, In the Pacific Northwest we just witnessed the “world’s most extreme heatwave in modern history.” Climate scientists are reporting that “never in the century-plus history of world weather observation have so many all-time heat records fallen by such a large margin.” Hundreds across the region died, including 107 in Oregon, 67 of those in Multnomah County alone, and it supercharged an already […]

Press Release: Oregon Passes Groundbreaking Legislation Requiring 100% Clean Electricity by 2040

Haga clic aquí para español FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Saturday, June 26, 2021 CONTACT:  Damon Motz-Storey, damon@oregonpsr.org, 303-913-5634 (text, Signal, call) Press Release: Oregon Passes Groundbreaking Legislation Requiring 100% Clean Electricity by 2040 Rural and community of color-led environmental justice organizations bring labor, clean energy developers, climate and environmental groups, and regulated utilities together to pass […]

350PDX Weekly Update – Heatwave – June 23 2021

Hi everyone, It’s hot. Really hot. The forecast for Portland this weekend says 111 degrees, which would be the 4 degrees higher than the hottest temperature ever recorded in Portland. The weather is warming and wildfire season is lengthening, there are already four active wildfires burning across the state. Experts are expecting this year’s fire season to […]

350PDX June Team & Campaign Update

Happy June! Here’s this month’s team & campaign update newsletter!  Last month we hosted our Spring Fundraiser on a Just Recovery, a bold vision that creates a fossil-free Oregon that serves us all. We did not quite reach our goal – will you help us raise an additional $1,000? You can still make a $10, $25, or $50 […]

350PDX Weekly Update – #StopLine3 and #StopTarSands everywhere! – June 9 2021

Hi everyone, Over the weekend over two thousand people gathered in Anishinaabe territory in northern Minnesota for the Treaty People Gathering in protest of the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands pipeline. The police were unyielding, with a dangerously low flying helicopter showering water protectors with dust and debris, and police using something painfully familiar to protestors […]