On Monday, April 22nd, people around the world were celebrating Earth Day by picking up trash, tending gardens, planting trees, and more. Meanwhile, in Portland, 11 individuals connected with The Extinction Rebellion, were getting arrested on Zenith Energy’s “Oil by
It’s hard not feel a sense of helplessness about the fate of our planet these days, that’s why it was truly encouraging to be a part of this past week’s second annual Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC). The
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
[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
[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,
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!
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