Climate and Clean Energy News and Commentary
“Confronting climate change and building equity in our community are inescapable, global responsibilities,” says Dow Constantine. His State of the County address included a look at what the County can do to reduce carbon emissions and confront climate change.
I hope Sen. Bruce Starr, R-Hillsboro, supports, and the Oregon Legislature passes, this common sense legislation. Oregonians, both now and into the future, deserve a say in what moves them.
In mid-January, during the State of Oregon’s “Legislative Days”, three business leaders in Oregon testified to the effects of climate change their industries are facing right now.
A quiet milestone has been reached in the evolution of solar and other clean energy solutions brewing along Oregon's South Coast, one built on concerted community effort in hand with public, private and nonprofit collaboration.
The State Department's latest review of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline proposal only proves Gandhi's dictum that "we must be the change we wish to see in the world."