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House Bill 2020 Does Not Work for Oregon Agriculture Oregon’s agricultural sector is committed to natural resources stewardship and sustainability; we are part of the solution to atmospheric CO2. Oregon already is a leader in building one of the cleanest economies in...read more
What defines the “success” of cap and trade? According to this LA Times article,it’s how much money the program raises – which is the key metric on which Oregon politicians are focused. It’s certainly not the program’s track record for reducing carbon emissions, as...read more
California’s cap and trade program went into effect in January of 2012. Since then, it has been successful in raising billions of dollars for politicians to spend on pet projects and driving away manufacturing jobs. It has not been successful in reducing greenhouse...read more
A popular refrain from Oregon politicians is that we need to “do something” about climate change. We don’t disagree.read more
Governor Kate Brown and some Oregon lawmakers are proposing a law to require Oregonians to participate in carbon trading marketsread more