As the new year begins, the urgency from UN announcements and activities are taking hold.
In Oregon, the expectation is that at least two new laws will be passed to start “serious” decarbonization. They follow in California's leadership. The following article captures end-of-term thoughts from California's Jerry Brown on Ca;ifornia's success. California has been largely in front – but never with perfect vision. At the end they are trying to correct some of that, now that we know more about the urgency.
Here is a short summary of what Senator Michael Dembrow sees coming up for Oregon: