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How we build has major climate impacts
Numerous Oregon cities from Bend to Beaverton want to require stronger energy efficiency building standards, but Oregon’s existing state policies are holding them back.
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How we build has major climate impacts

Numerous Oregon cities from Bend to Beaverton want to require stronger energy efficiency building standards, but Oregon’s existing state policies are holding them back.

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A summer of extreme extremes

100% clean electricity nationwide, scoring environmental justice, and a season of extremes 

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Rein in the biggest polluters, avert climate chaos

Oregon's Department of Environmental Quality has been developing rules to hold our state's biggest polluters accountable for the first time, but we're losing ground to industry lobbyists.

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Can Congress get real on clean energy?

Climate advocates put pressure on lawmakers as western states suffer drought and extreme heat

Days of slow burning

Last weekend's record-breaking heat dome has largely passed, but continues to wreak havoc with heat-related deaths, power outages and wildfires

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One year ago...

It was a year ago this week that the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic.

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Days of slow burning

Last weekend's record-breaking heat dome has largely passed, but continues to wreak havoc with heat-related deaths, power outages and wildfires
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