How energy is generated and used in Oregon affects – and is affected by – climate change.
Oregon is taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
In addition to addressing climate change, taking action in the energy sector means cleaner air, reliable energy,
increased energy independence, new energy-related jobs, and sustainable transportation options.
Department of Energy. US Energy Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and
Extreme Weather. 2013
NCEI, 2018: Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters [web page]. NOAA
National Centers for Environmental Information, Asheville, NC. (https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions/events/US/1980-2017)
2015: Climate Change and the U.S. Energy Sector: Regional Vulnerabilities and
Resilience Solutions. DOE/EPSA-0005. U.S. Department of Energy,
Washington, DC, 189 pp.