Youth V. Gov, Kiran Oommen and the Climate Trial of the Century

By Joe Culhane|March 6, 2019

   Last week, at the Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference,  a plenary panel that involved members of “Our Children’s Trust” took place to discuss the “Climate Trial of the Century.” The panel was titled: “Juliana v. United States: Using

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Oregon New Green New Deal!

By Joe Culhane|February 6, 2019

[update: The Green New Deal legislature has been announced 2/7/19: The Green New Deal, explained] You’ve likely heard or read the words “Green New Deal” in the past few months. It has been a hot topic in many circles across

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Another Fracking Pipeline: Why We Should Care

By Joe Culhane|January 23, 2019

[Update 1: Enbridge Gas Pipeline Explosion Causes Fireball in Ohio Jan. 21 2019. Global News] [Update 2: Douglas County court nullifies key Jordan Cove Energy Project permit. Jan. 23 2019 The News Review] On a brisk January evening in Salem, Oregon,

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PCC, Sustain Me! Podcast & The Bridge

By Joe Culhane|December 4, 2018

Over the summer of 2018 at Portland Community College, a podcast was in its development stage. Spawned by a desire to provide a different platform for storytelling and driven by a passion for sustainability and social justice, PCC, Sustain Me!

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Portland’s First Annual Tribal Nations Summit

By Joe Culhane|October 23, 2018

The morning of Friday, September 28th was rather warm for early autumn, with clear blue skies and the moon still showing in the sky off to the west. A very special occasion took place between city government officials and representatives

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