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Facebook: stop hate for profit
Facebook: stop hate for profit

by Climate Solutions on July 9, 2020

Facebook needs to end its reluctance to curb hate speech... and stop giving climate misinformation a free pass.

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Clean, climate-friendly buildings can help Oregon build back better

by Zach Baker on July 7, 2020

We can rebuild and recover in a more just, clean, healthy, and smart way—while creating lots of high quality green jobs along the way. One of those climate-smart and equitable solutions to build back better than before is right in front of us, and all around us: our homes and other buildings.

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Portland Metro voters will get chance to say YES to safe, clean and efficient transportation

by Victoria Paykar on July 7, 2020

The Portland metro region needs safe, efficient, and affordable transportation options. Let’s Get Moving 2020 will help make these improvements possible, all while reducing climate pollution and addressing systemic inequities.

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Hey, kids, fracked gas is good for you

by Jonathan Lawson on July 2, 2020

Climate change tied to pregnancy risks—especially for Black women. Also, Seattle's new arena scores for climate action; Facebook is under pressure to get serious about hate speech...and climate action

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Oregon’s Climate Action Plan crosses first milestone

by Zach Baker on June 24, 2020

Last month, twelve state agencies delivered their plans to carry out the Governor’s Executive Order on climate. Here's what we know so far.

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6.19: Support Black lives and the Juneteenth mobilization

by Ben Jones on June 19, 2020

Our commitment to racial justice is inseparable from our effort to bring about a climate-stable world.

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EQUITY: our first milepost on the road to a clean transportation system

by Victoria Paykar on June 18, 2020

Shifting to electric vehicles economy-wide is one of the fastest ways we can clean our air. However, we do not experience harmful air pollution equally, so we must ensure that communities facing disproportionate toxic air pollution are prioritized for transportation programs and infrastructure that improve air quality.

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Climate justice and the movement to end police brutality

by Jonathan Lawson on June 18, 2020

Black, indigenous and people of color leading within the environmental community are making the case that the climate movement must focus on the need to address police violence because an effective climate justice movement depends on BIPOC leadership.

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Black lives matter.

by Gregg Small on June 3, 2020

A commitment to racial justice is inseparable from the effort to bring about a climate-stable world. We stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in the fight to eradicate white supremacy. We urge you to do the same.

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We're live! With Gov Inslee and more in our new online event series

by Stephanie Noren on June 2, 2020

Last month we told you about a new online series we’re launching, focused on how we can make progress on climate change in these challenging times. This month there are two dates to engage, listen, and learn about the needed solutions, approaches and tools to address the climate crisis. 

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