House Bill 2021, in an amended form, would commit Oregon to 100% clean energy over the next few decades. We have some initial thoughts on why the goal of 100% is so important, and how to make the commitment as strong as possible.
The Oregon legislature is considering a number of bills this legislative session that would address electrifying important parts of our day to day lives, from how we get around to how we power our homes. The coolest part about all of this is how these bills work together seamlessly to make a sum greater than their parts.
In one of its final acts, the Trump administration struck down vital protections for Northern spotted owls: The administration opened up 3.4 million acres of their protected habitat for logging and other development.
When President Joe Biden was sworn into office last month amid a masked and eerily quiet Washington D.C., I wasn’t expecting immediate, far-reaching action on climate. I had become so accustomed to the executive branch ignoring the existential threat of a warming planet that I forgot what was possible at the federal level. President Biden reminded me.
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