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City Council adopts Climate Emergency Declaration

Co-sponsored by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Eudaly, Commissioner Hardesty, and Commissioner Fritz, the Resolution strengthens the City’s climate action approach to focus on climate justice and equity for the benefit of all Portlanders.

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Portland City Council to host virtual public hearing and vote on Climate Emergency Declaration

Racial justice = climate justice: Declaration focuses on communities most affected by climate change, including Portland’s Black, Indigenous and communities of color, including youth from those communities.

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Climate Emergency Declaration Update

Climate Emergency Declaration to be presented to City Council for adoption on June 30, 2020.

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Draft Climate Emergency Declaration summary of engagement and public comments available for review

Documents summarize public feedback by themes and offer potential actions that could be taken by the City to address the climate emergency.

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Public comment period on the draft Climate Emergency Declaration closed

City Council action on the declaration is postponed. Next steps are forthcoming.

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Don’t forget: Submit your feedback on the draft Climate Emergency Declaration by March 22

(Updated March 16) So far, more than 100 Portlanders have submitted written comments, and staff have met with several organizations to gather feedback on the draft resolution.

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Mayor Wheeler Publishes Draft Climate Emergency Declaration

Public feedback wanted on new commitments to meet the rising climate challenge.

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