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Take the Climate Voter Pledge!

by Jonathan Gates on October 11, 2020

One of the strongest ways to address the climate crisis head-on is with your vote.

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For Fair and Honest Elections, vote YES on Measure 107

by Meredith Connolly on October 9, 2020

Oregon’s lack of effective campaign finance limits allows corporations to buy massive influence while casting a dark shadow on state and local politics. Time to lift the veil.

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Better transit, safer streets, cleaner air for Portland: Vote YES on Measure 26-218

by Meredith Connolly and Victoria Paykar and Sara Wright on October 9, 2020

Climate Solutions and Oregon Environmental Council proudly endorse Let’s Get Moving 2020. Don’t miss your chance to vote YES on Measure 26-218 at the bottom of your ballot.

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Seattle's Proposition 1: Yes to transit!

by Leah Missik on October 8, 2020

To address the climate crisis, clean up our air, and protect our communities' health, we need more clean-energy transit.

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Ready for a gasoline-free future? CA is

by Jonathan Lawson on October 1, 2020

California is ready to quit gas-fueled cars... a presidential legacy of intentional climate inaction... and the latest news on climate and clean energy

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Cap-and-reduce: Will DEQ step up to the plate?

by Zach Baker on September 25, 2020

By no longer allowing industries to spew unlimited amounts of pollution into our air, DEQ's new cap-and-reduce policy can help transition Oregon to cleaner ways of powering our economy and communities.

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What the hell just happened?

by Stephanie Noren on September 18, 2020

An unprecedented use of the word "unprecedented" in describing recent climate impacts. For many across the West Coast, the end of summer has been harrowing with hellish wildfires and living under unchanging grey and smoky skies, or watching the slow march of flood waters rise in the streets. We’re living through extraordinarily complex and challenging times, and continuous news coverage of multiple crises can feel extreme and extractive.

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Support our fire-impacted neighbors in Southern Oregon

by Jonathan Gates on September 14, 2020

Thousands of people in the Rogue Valley have been displaced by wildfires and hundreds of homes, businesses, and community spaces have been destroyed, including the headquarters of our grassroots partner Rogue Climate.

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It doesn't have to feel like Life on Mars

by Gregg Small on September 10, 2020

Our climate movement is more unified than ever, but we're reaching a critical point where we must change a lot of things all at once. Let's do this together.

3 ways to cope with the smoke

by Jonathan Gates on September 9, 2020

If you live west of the Cascades in the Pacific Northwest, you likely woke up yesterday to an awful late-summer surprise (if you weren't under wildfire threat already): a blanket of unhealthy wildfire smoke.

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