3 results for tag: legislature


Stronger Together: The 2015 carbon-busting agenda

To get a handle on climate disruption, we need everyone’s participation and we need to tackle carbon pollution from every source. OEC is promoting and supporting state policies that:Make our homes and other buildings more efficient Make our cars and trucks more efficient Transition Oregon away from dirty energy, like coal and oil, toward clean, renewable energy sources Provide people with more transportation options Hold big polluters accountable for the true cost of their carbon pollutionEarly in the 2015 legislative session, OEC worked with partners to lift the sunset on the Oregon Clean Fuels Program. SB 324 requires oil ...

VIDEO: We Did It! Celebrating Clean Fuels in Oregon

Click below to play the video. Please share!In Oregon, we're proving ideas that are good for all can defeat money and power in the halls of government. In February 2015, the Oregon Legislature overcame a $2 million opposition campaign by Big Oil and implemented the Clean Fuels Program for the good of the people it serves.State legislators stood up for providing Oregonians with cleaner fuel choices, keeping energy dollars in the state to create jobs and economic opportunities – all while safeguarding clean air and reducing climate pollution.We appreciate the legislative leaders that stood up for responsible action on climate change in Oregon ...

2014 is go-time for climate

Have you heard? News reporters got a glimpse of a leaked draft of the latest international consensus report on climate change.  It's the last word summarizing the three giant, detailed reports by the International Panel on Climate Change, a Nobel prize-winning experts. Here's the upshot:We changed the climate.  It's bad. We can still ward off catastrophe. We have to act now, and we have to act big. As the People's Climate March organizers say, "To change everything, we need everyone." Here's what you can do: Join the People's Climate March Be a part of history On September 21, New York City will host the largest climate ...