3 results for tag: earth day


An Earth Day Challenge

When the pandemic ends, will we go back to business as usual? Take the #MyPlanetMyPledge for a healthier future for all.

This Earth Day, Pledge to Stop Burning Wood for Public Health

What do Earth Day, wood smoke and COVID-19 all have in common? The answer lies in air quality. With most of our nation’s in-person Earth Day festivities cancelled or moved to a digital format, and the state’s at-large shelter-in-place policy, many people may not be thinking that much more needs to be done to protect Oregon’s air quality. After all, our world’s air has become significantly cleaner, due to a slowdown in economic activity, right? While this may be currently true, the necessity of improving our air quality in the long-term cannot be under-estimated. It is no secret that decreased air quality and pollution is linked to a ...

Kick it with OEC!

Help us celebrate the clean water, air and land we all love and share with the most popular women’s sports team in the world, for an Earth Day match on Sunday, April 15. Tickets are being offered at a reduced rate with a generous portion going to back to support Oregon Environmental Council. In 2017, the Portland Thorns won the NWSL championship, their second in five years. After bringing the championship trophy back to the Rose City in October, the Thorns are set to raise their championship banner into the rafters of Providence Park forever at the Home Opener, and Oregon Environmental Council will be there to celebrate. Earth Day Match Portl...