Oregon Needs a Green New Deal. The urgent moment calls for climate action that comes directly from frontline communities, transitions our energy systems, ensures workers' security, cleans up our air, holds polluters accountable, addresses the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions, and directly funds our communities. Check out the policy below, including updates as this bold vision of climate action takes shape in Oregon.
The Case for Mobilization
New Consensus offers a 14-page report on the Green New Deal. "THE UNITED STATES HAS SHOWN TIME AND AGAIN THAT IT CAN DO EXTRAORDINARY THINGS — THINGS NO OTHER NATION HAS ACHIEVED — WHEN IT BELIEVES IN ITS OWN CAPACITY TO DO SO." Read the report here.
Willamette Week reports that much of Oregon's Congressional delegation has signed onto the national Green New Deal, and gives OPAL and our allies a shout out for our bold vision of climate action in our state. Read the article here.