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Aug. 11, 2011

Getting the community involved in climate action

The now ubiquitous carbon footprint calculators (like this one from Seattle Climate Action NOW or this one from Oregon's Department of Environmental Quality), efforts like Washington Department of Ecology's Shrink Your Carbon Footprint Pledge and various community Climate Action Plans (including these from University of Idaho, Multnomah County, and the city of Seattle) have been helping residents become more aware about individual impacts on climate change. Continue reading →

Filed under: Climate change, Land, Sustainability, Carbon dioxide, carbon footprint calculator, Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship, Multnomah County Sustainability Office, Northwest climate change

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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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