IN THE FACE OF EXTINCTION, WE SAY REBELLION!
THIS IS A CLIMATE EMERGENCY.
XRPDX organizes people in the Portland, Oregon Metro area:
- By taking action (online and in person) to resist fossil fuel infrastructure, educate the broader public about the climate emergency, and support our allies in social justice struggles
- By spreading the word: a weekly newsletter; a website and blog; and social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
We are building a supportive activist culture of appreciation and skill-sharing. We share a love of the natural world and a vision of a more just and equitable world.
Action of the Week
The Oregon Just Transition Alliance is working with Oregon state legislators to sponsor three bills for the 2021 legislative session. These are bills that deserve support and action now.
100% Clean Energy for All (bill number still to come) with its strong labor requirements will get Oregon on track to non-polluting energy that creates good, local jobs in our communities and community-based energy projects that increase independence and disaster resilience. Energy Affordability (House Bill 2475) will allow our state to create different rates for people with lower incomes to ensure nobody pays more than their fair share for home heating and electricity. Healthy Homes (House Bill 2842) will create a new program at the Oregon Health Authority to expand access to retrofits that make homes warmer, healthier, and more energy efficient, leading to lower energy bills, fewer sick days, and less exposure to harmful air quality like ...