Greener Together

Whether teaching online or in person, there are many ways teachers can celebrate Earth Day with their students this year!

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John Ammondson
Advocate, Environment Oregon

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. 

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John Ammondson
Advocate, Environment Oregon

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. 

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Mary Katherine Moore
Creative Associate

When it comes to plastic pollution, shouldn’t the producers of that plastic take more responsibility? Environment Oregon State Director Celeste Meiffren-Swango certainly thinks so.

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Mary Katherine Moore
Creative Associate

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.

As an ode to the planet we love, we launched a Valentine's Day week of action to encourage Whole Foods to prioritize its relationship with the planet over plastic.

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Wendy Wendlandt
President, Environment America; Senior Vice President and Political Director, The Public Interest Network

Looking to save money, water and energy? You shouldn’t have to look to showerheads of the past.

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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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Our energy system is more fragile than it should be, but with smart planning and decisions we can make a cleaner, safer, more resilient energy system a reality.

Wilderness designation is our best tool to protect the coastal plain of the Arctic Refuge.