Clean energy jobs is topic of presentation

Lincoln County residents who are interested in making a constructive effort to combat climate change are invited to learn about an ambitious state legislative bill that will cap the amount of greenhouse gases allowed to be emitted in the state of Oregon over the next 35 years.The Newport group of the nationwide Citizens’ Climate Lobby will be sponsoring presentations about the Clean Energy Jobs bill at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the Newport Recreation Center, 225 Avery St.

Source: Newport News Times | Clean energy jobs is topic of presentation

Local Presentation on Climate/Jobs Legislation – Jan. 30

 

The Democratic Party of Lincoln County would like to extend an invitation to attend a presentation on climate / jobs legislation that will affect the state of Oregon. Representative David Gomberg will moderate the presentation.

Our local group of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby is sponsoring a presentation about the Clean Energy Jobs bill at 6:00 pm, Tuesday January 30th, at the Newport Recreation Center [225 SE Avery St, Newport, OR 97365].  This ambitious legislation to be considered by the upcoming State Legislation session places a cap and trade on greenhouse gas emissions by large emitters in Oregon.

We have four speakers for the event:
Representative Ken Helm, Chair, Clean Energy Jobs Work Group on Agriculture, Forests, Fisheries, Rural Communities, and Tribes
Lincoln County Commissioner Bill Hall
Renew Oregon coalition director Shilpa Joshi
Portland State University Professor of Environmental Biochemistry John Perona

For further information about this event please contact Martin Desmond at 541-968-5143 or cclnewport@gmail.com Please feel free to circulate this news release.  Thank you.

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