With a flurry of action in just five short weeks, the 2022 Legislative Session concluded on March 4th. This year’s session started with extreme uncertainty as a result of major changes in leadership and a new COVID variant. It also began with good news: an unexpectedly large state budget surplus. In the end, Oregon Environmental Council is thrilled that most of our major priorities made it across the finish line and that we helped win crucial investments in environmental and community benefits.
We did this work, like always, in collaboration with a wide array of partners. Our alliances aren't always conventional. We worked with farmworker ...
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.
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
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On September 21, New York City will host the largest climate ...