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The Healthy Climate Bill: Just the Facts

The ProblemIn 2007 the Oregon Legislature enacted ambitious climate pollution reduction goals to protect our clean air, safeguard our shellfish and tourism industries, and reduce Oregon’s contribution to climate change, drought, and severe weather.But Oregon is not on track to meet these goals. To reduce climate pollution to 75% below 1990 levels by 2050, Oregon needs an enforceable, economy-wide climate policy. Only a comprehensive policy that leads to a safe, affordable clean energy future will protect those hardest hit by the effects of climate change—our rural areas and industries, low-income communities, and communities of color. ...