Facing It

The age of climate crisis is upon us, and grief and anxiety are on the rise. This podcast explores the emotional burden of climate change, and why despair leaves so many people unable to respond to our existential threat. Overcoming that paralysis is the first step in moving to action, and yet...

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Opinion: Climate Goals Are Key to Economic Recovery

In time of COVID-19, we must create a more resilient economy – Gov. Brown’s bold climate plan will help us build back better. The twin public health and economic crises wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic are unlike anything we have seen in modern history. With new cases rising, they are not going...

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Watch CCL’s national call with Dr. Renee Lertzman

On our national Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) call last Saturday, we were joined by Dr. Renee Lertzman, an environmental psychologist who shared her approach to dealing with the emotional trauma of climate change. The first step in working through that anxiety is feeling that we are truly...

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350PDX Updates and Resources

It has been almost three weeks since our lives fundamentally changed. 350PDX has changed too, and we’ve tried to quickly adapt to this moment. Here’s our plan. Look after the community The health and economic wellbeing of our volunteers, our supporters, and the wider Portland community...

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Wild Center’s Youth Climate Program

The Wild Center’s Youth Climate Program is thrilled to announce a suite of brand new resources for planning Youth Climate Summits and supporting youth-led climate action.  All new resources can be found on our website: www.wildcenter.org/youthclimate. Please help us spread the word.  We...

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Demond Drummer: A Green New Deal

Demond Drummer is one of the true intellectual architects of the Green New Deal. In his keynote speech at the 2019 Bioneers Conference, he draws from the history of FDR’s New Deal, the WWII mobilization, the moonshot of the 1960s, and the Civil Rights Movement to explain the critical importance of...

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Internal Carbon Pricing in Higher Education Toolkit

In September 2018, the Carbon Pricing in Higher Education Working Group launched the Internal Carbon Pricing in Higher Education Toolkit at the Global Climate Action Summit. Over the past year, while colleges and universities have been busy working to accelerate their carbon pricing programs, some...

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PCC Climate Change Resource Guide

Climate change is an extraordinarily complex issue, affecting almost every aspect of human life and every academic discipline.  PCC Library’s Climate Change Resource Guide provides resources on climate change and global warming from the perspective of the disciplines of science, social...

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Teach the Future

WE NEED EDUCATIONAL REFORM to teach young people about the urgency, severity and scientific basis of the climate emergency and ecological crisis.​ Teach the Future is a youth-led campaign to urgently repurpose the entire education system around the climate emergency and ecological crisis. It’s not...

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HOLDING THE THIN GREEN LINE

A new 4 part radio documentary by local climate KBOO presenter (/climate hero) Barbara Bernstein dives into the fossil fuel fights of the Pacific Northwest and the communities fighting these projects. Check it out here. You can also tune in to her regular KBOO show ‘Locus Focus’ on...

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U.S. Cities Release New Climate Action Playbook

From increasing public transit options and reducing the use of gas-powered vehicles, to transitioning their buildings to 100% clean electricity, climate-forward U.S. cities are showing how local leadership can drive progress against the climate crisis. Through the Bloomberg American Cities Climate...

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