Senate Bill 1530: Oregon's cap-and-invest bill
Updated February 24, 2020.
Senate Bill 1530 would limit and put a price on climate pollution economy-wide, use the proceeds to invest in clean energy solutions, and support the communities most affected by climate change.
Climate Solutions is a founding member of the Renew Oregon coalition, and along with our partners, we remain committed to passing an equitable cap-and-invest policy that ensures Oregonians are healthy and prosperous for generations to come.
by Jonathan Gates on March 6, 2020Once again, a minority bloc of Republican lawmakers backed by big polluters – this time in both the Senate and the House – chose to break our democratic process by refusing to show up for work for weeks, many hiding out of state. This is not how democracy is supposed to work; Oregonians deserve better. Read more
by Meredith Connolly on February 24, 2020Our #1 priority remains comprehensive statewide climate action. The bill to make this happen, Senate Bill 1530, was just passed by the joint budget committees and is currently ready for a vote on the Senate floor. However, immediately after the budget vote this morning, eleven Senate Republicans fled the Capitol yet again to deny quorum for the Senate to conduct any business. Read more
by Meredith Connolly on February 7, 2020A majority of Oregonians support climate action, especially as our own communities experience impacts of the climate crisis—like the floods hurting Eastern Oregon right now and the more intense droughts and wildfires of the past several years. We cannot waste another year debating whether Oregon should step up and address this climate emergency Read more
by Zach Baker on January 31, 2020As we head into the 2020 session, we’re doing everything we can to ensure the Legislature passes a strong cap and invest policy. We’re also working on a number of other complementary bills to move the ball forward on climate – some of which are also unfinished business from last session. Read more
by Meredith Connolly on January 24, 2020Climate and clean energy advocates are determined to make 2020 a year of climate progress in Oregon. Here's how. Read more
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