Op-ed: Hope for Action Beyond Climate Deferral


By Dylan Plummer, Grassroots Organizer.Originally published in The Register-Guard, Nov. 28, 2020. In Eugene, the home of the tree-hugger, a new kind of climate denial is taking shape — climate deferral. In 2010, the city of Eugene released its first Community Climate and Energy Action Plan, calling for a reduction of the city’s greenhouse gas emissions by 50% … Continue reading Op-ed: Hope for Action Beyond Climate Deferral

Op-ed: Climate Crisis Worsens While We Wait for Action


By Tim Ream   Lionel Richie was burning up the pop charts. Americans were freaking out over the release of “New Coke.” And few were giving much thought to climate change. But 1985 was the last year our planet enjoyed an average-temperature month.   According to federal scientists, no one under age 27 has ever … Continue reading Op-ed: Climate Crisis Worsens While We Wait for Action