7 results for tag: Oregon Climate Action Plan (OCAP)

Life hack: save money and the planet at the same time

If you've lived in Oregon for the last couple years, you are well aware of the urgent threat climate change poses to our communities, public health, and way of life. We have all seen and experienced first hand the devastating and deadly climate-fueled wildfires and temperature extremes that have ravaged our state in recent seasons.  Two recent reports from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) underscore Oregon’s climate experience, documenting the impacts of climate change and the danger of inaction, and laying out key policy solutions to limit warming and avoid catastrophic climate impacts. The IPCC Climate ...

Oregon Climate Action Plan Turns Two!

Two years ago, Governor Kate Brown made history when she signed the Oregon Climate Action Plan (OCAP), executive order 20-04. It’s the largest executive action on climate in Oregon history, and arguably the biggest single climate action ever undertaken by the state given its broad sweep. OCAP set in motion a broad array of state agency activities to respond to the climate crisis by reducing climate emissions from our state’s largest polluting sectors and prioritizing communities on the frontlines of climate impacts. OEC and our partners in the OCAP Coalition, which includes more than 50 climate, environmental justice, youth, labor, public ...

CLIMATE VICTORY! Oregon Climate Protection Program sets the path for a healthy climate future

Oregon just took one of its biggest steps ever toward reducing climate pollution and delivering a stable climate for the future. Oregon just took one of its biggest steps ever toward reducing climate pollution and delivering a stable climate for the future. The Climate Protection Plan adopted by the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) today mandates a 50% reduction in the pollution from burning oil and fossil “natural” gas that is a primary cause of climate change.  The decision came after a robust year-and-a-half long rulemaking process, extensive advocacy from OEC and our partners in the Oregon Climate Action Plan (OCAP) Coalit...

Take Action for Climate-Friendly Transportation

Show up to these community listening sessions for the Climate-Friendly and Equitable Communities Rulemaking to help Oregon meet its climate goals.

Oregon Climate Action Plan: 2021 Progress Report

One year after the signing of Executive Order 20-04, our coalition released a robust report assessing the state’s progress on implementation.

Celebrating Year 1 of the Oregon Climate Action Plan

Today we celebrate Oregon’s leadership, the tireless work of coalition partners, and a more stable future thanks to Executive Order 20-04.

Advocates hold commissioners’ feet to the fire

Oregon Transportation Commission decision advances climate-friendly projects but fails to meet the urgency of the climate crisis