Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities

An Urban Transformation Framework For Your City? In an article for Meeting of the Minds, Sadhu Johnston, city manager, Vancouver, British Columbia, praises Life After Carbon: “As Peter Plastrik and John Cleveland explain in Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities, the many...

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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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Free Climate Lawsuit Curriculum

We are excited to share our three lesson curriculum based on the youth climate lawsuit brought by two young Oregonians against the State of Oregon, Chernaik v. Brown, which will be argued before the Oregon Supreme Court on November 13, 2019, at David Douglas High School in Portland before hundreds...

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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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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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Climate Strike Educator Resource Guide

I’m excited to share with you the Climate Strike Educator Resource Guide created by a group of partners to support educators in taking action, both within and outside the classroom, on the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20. A global movement of youth is at the forefront of today’s climate...

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The Innovate to Mitigate Challenge

CALLING ALL STEM TEACHERS OF GRADES 7 – 12! Love to teach environmental science? Want to support problem-based learning? Challenge your students to design and test innovations that address climate change by reducing greenhouse gases. Students submit a video and paper online, talk about their ideas...

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CNN’s Project Drawdown Climate Change Solutions Quiz

The planet is barreling toward 1.5 degrees of global warming as soon as 2030 unless we enact “unprecedented changes in all aspects of society,” a dire United Nations report warned in October. To reduce our impact on the climate and avert disaster, it’s going to take more than switching to...

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ENVIRONMENTAL MIGRANTS AND THE FUTURE OF THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY

This report reviews existing data and research on predicted impacts of climate change in the Northwestern United States, and specifically focuses on the level of preparedness to accommodate new population growth due to climate migration in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Climate change impacts in...

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IPCC Climate Change and Land Report

An IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems. Download Report. Background: At its 43rd Session (Nairobi, Kenya, 11 – 13 April 2016), the IPCC Panel decided to prepare a...

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