Kathleen Dean Moore: “If Your House Is On Fire”

350 PDX, Oregon Interfaith Power & Light, Greenpeace, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility present: Kathleen Dean Moore, distinguished Professor of Philosophy, environmental ethicist, and co-editor of Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, speaking on climate activism. This is a FREE event. Saturday, September 21, 2:00pm First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson, […]

Oregon Faith Fossil Fuel Divestment Resources

Oregon Interfaith Power and Light, a project of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon has set up a web page to provide resources and information to congregations and denominations as part of its collaboration with Oregon activities of350.org and the Go Fossil Free campaign. The page contains links to resources, guidebooks and articles on fossil fuel divestment […]

Summer Heat / Columbia River Climate Action

On Saturday, July 27th, Summer Heat came on strong in the Pacific Northwest. More than 800 engaged citizens gathered at Vancouver Landing in Vancouver, WA, to make a big display, symbolically blockading the Columbia River against planned fossil fuel export terminals in the area. The Northwest is quickly becoming a hotspot in the fight against […]

Will you join us at G.R.O.W. Divestment: Portland?

This summer we are gearing up to G.R.O.W. Divestment in the Pacific Northwest! WHAT: GROW Divestment: Portland WHEN: Sunday July 28th, 1pm WHERE: Portland, OR YOU: Students, city divesters, environmental justice and climate activists, community members Last month, in an exciting victory, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales committed the city to full fossil fuel divestment! However, […]

Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler addresses divestment

Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler, speaking on Think Out Loud on June 27th, fielded a question from 350 PDX’s own Victoria Leary on the potential for divesting the state from fossil fuels. He discussed the intracies of working with Oregon’s $80 billion worth of investments, many of which are in mutual funds and indexes. But the […]