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
Next week is a critical week. Zenith Oil is expected to challenge the City of Portland’s and DEQ’s denial of their air quality permit. And it's also the final week before COP26, the international climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, where world leaders will be updating their countries' Nationally Determined Contributions, meaning their emissions cuts, to show they are abiding by the Paris Climate Agreements. (Hint: They are not. And the United States is really not.) For more on goals for this climate summit, see COP26's website.
On Saturday, October 30th at 11 am, join us in a family-friendly climate education outreach event as we, in seasonal scary costumes, handout flyers to the many people watching the Witches Paddle on the Willamette River. Meet at the SE corner of the OMSI parking lot near the Tilikum Crossing before we spread out to do this outreach action. Our flyers ...