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Jan
24th
6:00pm

Endangered Species Art Show

Beautiful works of art by local artists will feature endangered species and support the Audubon Society

[1THING] Blog

[ Brutal Southeast fire season may not be freak event. That’s why taxpayers should care. ]

Firefighting costs are soaring, but if we take action today we can limit the economic impact of wildfires.

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[ NDAA flies across the finish line without pesky sage-grouse rider ]

Tyler North

Today, the Senate took its final steps to secure the National Defense Authorization Act – without the presence of a provision that would have undermined collaborative plans to conserve the sagebrush ecosystem and hampered the sage-grouse’s chances at survival.

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[ The Wilderness Society responds to President-elect Trump’s EPA pick ]

Anastasia Greene

“We are disappointed to see that the President-elect has appointed a climate science skeptic who has pledged to rollback greenhouse gas reduction measures.

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[ Trump invokes Teddy Roosevelt & says he’ll protect public lands. We will hold him to it. ]

President-elect Trump has pledged to “conserve and protect our beautiful natural resources for the next generation including protecting lands,” and we intend to hold him to that promise as he prepares to choose an Interior nominee.
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[ Google Says It Will Achieve 100 Percent Renewable Energy Next Year ]


This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Tech giants are jockeying to be the first to hit a 100 percent renewable energy goal. Google, which has invested in solar and wind energy for a decade, intends to get there by 2017.

Google is the largest corporate buyer of renewable energy and plans to buy enough wind and solar energy to offset all the electricity used by its 13 data centers and offices in 150 cities worldwide, the company said Tuesday.…

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The Portland Recycling Guide

Here’s resources so you can recycle just about everything–including the kitchen sink!!

Metro – Get everything you need to know about recycling and garbage and hazardous waste disposal in the Portland metropolitan area

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability – What goes in and what stays out

Master Recycler Program – the “mother” guide to reuse, reduce, recycle at home and work