Welcome to the 350PDX Calendar
This is where all events, trainings, film screenings, art builds and team meetings will appear. Everything on this calendar is open to anyone, so feel free to come along to anything and everything, even if you’re just testing out a new team. Some ask you to RSVP, and others you can just show up.
Professor William Jaeger is professor of applied economics at Oregon State University and has written widely on policy instruments, such as carbon pricing, to help address climate change.
The Institute for Economics and the Environment (Portland State University) is very pleased to announce its two spring 2015 Environment, Economics and You Speaker Series presentations. As climate change is one of the most serious environment-economic issues humanity is facing today, the 2015 Series focuses on climate change impacts, policies and solutions. This series, is offered in partnership with and support from the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at PSU and is free and open to everyone.
- Briefly review past divestment movements, and see how we may be able to model after past successes
- Hear from a financial expert about how the PERS fund is managed, the investments it contains, and which parts of the fund may be candidates for divestment targets
- Discuss a strategy for moving forward with our divestment campaign (working with unions, lobbying, legislation, etc.)
- Brainstorm ways to bring more people, and organizations, into the fold as we look to grow this campaign