Last month, The Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) finalized the adoption of the Climate Friendly and Equitable Communities rules.
These transportation and land use rules, while not completely transformative, have real ...more
Emerging Leaders Board Opportunity
The Emerging Leaders Board (ELB) exists with the goal of empowering and engaging the next generation of environmental leaders in Oregon. This is a statewide ambassador board opportunity with a focus on ...more
Many people these days are familiar with the fact that products for the home, from toys to cleaning products, can contain toxic chemicals. This fact alone is cause for concern. But, did you know that women, children, people of color and ...more
Maria is OEC’s 2022 summer Marketing and Membership Development Intern through The Contingent’s Emerging Leaders Internship (ELI) program. ELI removes barriers to access by connecting talented students of color with leadership-track, ...more
By: Nora Apter, the Climate Program Director for Oregon Environmental Council. Greer Ryan, Oregon Clean Buildings Policy Manager with Climate Solutions.
When it comes to global warming pollution, we’ve heard a lot about the ...more
OEC seeks an engaged, outward-facing Executive Director who is committed to policy change and skilled in fundraising, change management, organizational development, communication, program development and implementation, and community ...more
Do you find yourself or the youth in your life feeling anxious or depressed over the idea of climate change? A new study shows this is a problem sweeping Oregon and beyond. The Oregon Health Authority just released a report, Climate Change ...more
Electric vehicles are only becoming more popular and affordable. Though we still need to find ways to drive less, EVs are a great alternative for cleaner mobility. Thanks to some new policies and state investments, many of them supported ...more