Climate and Clean Energy News and Commentary
Media coverage rarely connects the unfolding cataclysms with the global climate change that fuels them. "Here's hoping the mounting disasters will finally teach us to turn off The Weather Channel and begin taking action."
In his statement, Pike says the environmental, health and economic costs to the city of Bellingham are too high, and the jobs the project promises to deliver are not enough to make up for those costs.
More than 300 people packed into Mayor Dan Pike's community meeting Wednesday, June 1, to discuss concerns about the environmental and health impacts on the local community if a proposed coal and bulk cargo export terminal goes through at Cherry Point.
In an area otherwise dominated by wheat farms, hundreds of 300-foot wind turbines now generate electricity, revenue and jobs.
Oregon needs a solution that will put people to work in every corner of our state improving our schools to cut down on energy costs and creating healthy learning environments -- without costing new money that we just don't have.