We CAN act together to slow climate change and mitigate the harms we and others will face...we MUST take the reins of responsibility and do everything we can to leave behind our reliance on fossil fuels...and, by taking action together, we WILL accelerate our transition to an equitable clean energy future.
The end of Oregon’s 2019 legislative session exposed some of the egregious corporate lobbying in Salem that blocks climate action – sometimes in public, but many times behind the scenes in the halls of the State Capitol. One of those companies is the American Automobile Association (AAA) of Oregon. Yes, the same AAA that you call for a lifeline when your car breaks down – but apparently that lifeline doesn’t extend to the climate emergency we’re currently experiencing.
What will the cities of Western WA be like in 2050, when the region's population will likely exceed 5.8 million people? How can we pursue equity for all our communities while managing economic growth...and while dramatically reducing our region's carbon emissions? The Puget Sound Regional Council needs to hear from you!
Oregon lawmakers took an important step forward on Clean Energy Jobs. The landmark climate legislation is just a few steps away from becoming law. Send a message to your legislators today: Oregon is ready for clean energy jobs!
Given the choice between optimism and pessimism these days, it can be hard to land on optimism, especially concerning our climate and the effect we are having on it. But, remember, we are the ones writing our own story—we can steer our plotline as it unfolds towards the future.