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Oregon Global Warming Commission to meet June 29


                                                Angus Duncan


SALEM — The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Friday, June 29 in Portland. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the World Trade Center (25 SW Salmon St.).
For those who cannot attend the meeting in person, a listen-only call-in line will be available. The number is 1-888-285-4585 and the access code is 577444.
The OGWC agenda will include:

  • Governor Kitzhaber’s draft 10-year Energy Action Plan: Margi Hoffman, Energy Advisor to the Governor
  • Oregon’s draft Statewide Transportation Strategy:  Oregon Department of Transportation
  • Climate change adaptation strategy: Oregon Department of Transportation 
  • Climate change research update on implications for Oregon: Oregon Climate Change Research Institute

For more information about this meeting, please visit the commission’s website at http://www.keeporegoncool.org/view/meetings-and-events

If you have a disability and need an accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, to participate in the meeting, please contact Linda Ross at 503-378-6874 or linda.ross@odoe.state.or.us.


The Oregon Global Warming Commission is a 25-member advisory group created by the 2007 Legislature through House Bill 3543. Then-Governor Theodore Kulongoski appointed members and directed them to develop long-term policy recommendations to prepare for, adapt to, and combat global warming.


Public comments can be submitted to the commission at Oregon.GWC@state.or.us.

Sign up for the “Oregon Climate Change News” listserv at www.orclimatechange.gov to hear about Global Warming Commission meetings and the state’s efforts to address climate change.

For more information on climate change activities in Oregon, visit the Oregon Department of Energy Climate Change Portal, www.orclimatechange.gov, and the Global Warming Commission’s website at www.keeporegoncool.org.


Oregon Global Warming Commission
625 Marion St. NE
Salem, OR, 97301
Toll-free in Oregon: 1-800-221-8035