Oregon's Legislative session is done. We are not.
Will Oregon be the state that ran away and hid from our climate responsibility, or will we reclaim our position of climate leadership?
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Climate Emergency! Meet us in Salem

A majority of Oregonians support climate action, especially as our own communities experience impacts of the climate crisis—li

It's go-time for the Oregon Legislature to pass cap-and-invest

As 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.

Oregon Capitol in spring, by Edmund Garman

YES: Oregon will lead on climate in 2020

Climate and clean energy advocates are determined to make 2020 a year of climate progress in Oregon. Here's how.

Oregon is falling behind on climate action

A growing list of states and territories have adopted carbon pricing policies, enacted more robust low-carbon fuel standards, and committed to a timeline for transitioning to 100% clean electricity, but Oregon is not among them.

FILED: 100% clean air ballot initiatives

Earlier this week, our coalition of partners officially filed critical climate protection ballot measures with the Oregon Secretary of State's office, having collected twice as many signatures as needed to qualify.

AAA Gets a Triple "F" on Climate Policy

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.

Oregon's Legislative session is done. We are not.

Will Oregon be the state that ran away and hid from our climate responsibility, or will we reclaim our position of climate leadership?

Rally at Oregon Capitol

Mid-session check in on climate action in Oregon

With just over two months left to pass bills that make climate progress this year, we’re working hard to get a wide range of climate strategies

Oregon Capitol in spring

Your advocacy is working!

Oregon is getting closer to passing landmark climate legislation. Your help is needed to send the strongest possible bill to the floor for a vote. 

Oregon Capitol in spring

Legislative preview: The year for bold climate action in Oregon

With your help, we’ll ensure that the Oregon Legislature takes bold action for a healthy climate.

Rally at Oregon Capitol

Delay is denial: Oregon's climate emergency needs us all

Our #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.

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It's go-time for the Oregon Legislature to pass cap-and-invest

Submitted by Zach Baker on Fri, 01/31/2020 - 16:28

As 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

Oregon is falling behind on climate action

A growing list of states and territories have adopted carbon pricing policies, enacted more robust low-carbon fuel standards, and committed to a timeline for transitioning to 100% clean electricity, but Oregon is not among them.

Read More

AAA Gets a Triple "F" on Climate Policy

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.

Read More