• Oregon Citizens Utility Board CUB policy conference logo
    Finding Hope: Improving Our Energy Systems in the Age of COVID-19

    October 16, 2020, 9:30 am - October 16, 2020, 2:00 pm

    COVID-19 has sent shock waves through our entire economy. Households across Oregon are facing economic hardship not seen in our lifetimes, with no clear end in sight either locally or on a global scale. Pre-existing social inequities have been exacerbated. And it’s become clear that the effects of this virus will last for years.

  • Rogue valley relief fund logo
    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.

  • Photo of smoky sky
    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.

  • Red skies above smoke stacks and pollution, indicative of the hellscape fortold from runaway climate change
    Cap-and-reduce: What’s at stake as DEQ kicks off program design

    by Zach Baker on September 1, 2020

    One major component of the Oregon Climate Action Plan is a directive for the state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to set up a new program to “cap and reduce” climate-harming pollution from Oregon’s large polluters.