3 results for tag: climate action

Federal climate action paves the way for progress

OEC’s climate team breaks down the ins and outs of what Biden’s “Climate Day” means for Oregon

Making Oregon a Clean Energy Leader: Renew Oregon

It's an exciting time for those who care about cleaner energy and healthier communities. In 2016 OEC took major initiative to make Oregon a leader in transitioning from dirty, polluting energy to a clean energy economy: we helped found Renew Oregon. Renew Oregon is the most powerful coalition ever assembled in our state to fight for climate protection. Thanks to the continued support of our members, we are helping steer the Renew Oregon campaign to climate victory, starting with the passage of the Clean Electricity and Coal Transition Act, a first-of-its-kind law to transition off of polluting coal-fired power while simultaneously DOUBLING the ...

It Ain’t All Bad: Monthly Good News on Climate

In the midst of this month's heatwave, when most of Oregon is in a state of drought, some of us may have found ourselves wondering if this is the new normal -- and then feeling incredibly depressed at that thought. For those of us tuned in to climate news, we know that many parts of world have endured hellish temperatures this month - in Western Europe where extreme heat is normally not very prevalent, or places like Pakistan, where over 1,000 people have lost their lives due to the heatwave. Sometimes it's all too much to think about. And I don't know about you, but when I feel that way I'm tempted to tune out the problems of the world and ...