OREGON CLIMATE ACTION PLAN PROGRESS REPORT 2021
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

METRICS: How is the agency doing in its work to maximize climate/greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions, center the needs of frontline communities, ensure an equitable transition to a clean energy future, and ensure robust stakeholder and public engagement opportunities. 

  • Climate: Has the agency prioritized climate mitigation and emissions reductions and/or carbon sequestration in decision-making? Has the agency based policy decisions in the best available science, with emissions reductions timelines that reflect the urgency of the crisis? Has the agency made funding decisions that prioritize investments in clean energy and clean technology innovation and/or sequestration?

  • Equity: Has the agency demonstrated commitment to centering equity and remedying impacts to vulnerable and impacted communities? Facilitated outreach/incorporated input from frontline communities? Integrated equity implications in decision-making?

  • Public engagement: Has the agency provided a structure for public engagement that is transparent and enables input and engagement from Oregonians representing a broad and diverse demographic (including ample opportunities for public input via formal public comment periods/meetings?) Incorporated feedback? Rulemaking Advisory Committee formation?

 

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