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Oregon’s mountains are at less than 20 percent of normal snow, with no respite in sight. January 2015 was the second hottest on record, following a 2014 that was the warmest year on record. Although this makes for a pleasant winter here in the Northwest, communities in Oregon are already gearing up for another year of serious drought and wildfires. Here are some ways to get involved and informed:

 

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In case you missed it…

  • The City of Portland and Multnomah County have released the draft2015 Climate Action Plan for public comment. The draft plan builds on Portland’s 20+ year legacy of climate action and incorporates more strategies for preparation.
  • The USDA’s new Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary GuidelinesAdvisory Committee recommends more fruits and veggies and less meat for climate change reasons, also pointing out that such diets are better for health. This report is also open for public comment.
  • Oregon’s Climate and Health Program updated our Climate and Health Equitywebpage to include some new resources for incorporating equity considerations into program planning.
  • Check out the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkitfor information and resources for addressing climate change in your work and in your community.

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Why Getting to 2100? The next century will be a test: can humans use their intelligence and foresight to successfully transition from our consumption-fueled economy to one that balances the needs of humans with the Earth’s available resources. Getting to 2100 aims to be a forum for sharing of good ideas and good works. Got a good example or a new idea? Share it with the world!

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