Oregon Climate Action Plan
>> New: Oregon Climate Action Plan Two-Year Progress Report (2022)<< We’re taking historic, bold action in Oregon to reduce climate pollution, protect our air and water, and do our part as a state to respond to the climate emergency. We’re improving our transportation, businesses, energy, and buildings to lower pollution over time with clean, renewable options that will save money, protect health, and create jobs. In March 2020, Governor Kate Brown signed a sweeping action... Read more
Clean Energy Jobs
The Renew Oregon coalition is working to move Oregon away from polluting energy to a clean energy economy, with good-paying jobs, clean air, and healthy communities. Clean Energy Jobs (2017-2020) Clean Energy Jobs was a proposed law to put a limit on climate pollution from the largest polluters in Oregon, charge them a price for what they put in our air, and reinvest in Oregon communities for clean energy, health improvement, and climate protection projects. While... Read more
Coal to Clean Energy
Oregon is leading the nation on a path to clean electricity! In 2016, Oregon passed the Clean Electricity and Coal Transition Act, a first-of-its-kind law to transition off of polluting coal-fired power while simultaneously DOUBLING the state’s commitment to clean electricity -- like solar and wind -- to 50% new, renewable energy by 2040. When combined with our legacy of hydropower, Oregon’s electricity mix will be more than 80% clean and renewable -- some of the... Read more
Clean Fuels Standard
Oregon’s transportation sector emits nearly 40% of our state’s climate pollution. Burning dirty fuels like gasoline and diesel is the largest source of climate changing pollution and it’s only getting dirtier. The Clean Fuels Standard addresses fuel pollution by giving Oregonians more choices for clean fuels. Out-of-state oil companies are now accountable for pollution from gasoline and diesel, incentivizing them to reduce the pollution from the fuels they produce.  65% of Oregonians all over the state, from all walks of life, support... Read more