Daily Archives: March 22, 2017

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler backs 100% renewable energy by 2050

On a day when President Trump’s budget director called federal spending on climate change research a “waste of money,” Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler called climate change the “most pressing issue globally.”  “We are now the line of defense,” Wheeler said at a Thursday evening Climate Action Town Hall at TaborSpace […]

World Water Day: Six Trends for Optimism

More than half a billion people today lack access to clean water, and with climate change, water pollution and booming population growth, pressures on limited water supplies are ratcheting up. Tackling the water crisis can feel like an uphill battle in the United States, with one environmental roll back after […]

How Americans think about climate change

Researchers at Yale University released their latest climate change polling, detailed by state, county, legislative district, and metro areas. The NY Times highlighted several general opinions from the study: Americans want to restrict carbon emissions from coal power plants. The White House and Congress may do the opposite. Most people […]