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Climate Smart Communities videos

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We all have a role to play in creating healthy communities and meeting the state's target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Hear the unique community voices that create a shared vision for how we can keep this a great place for generations to come.

Sean Penrith Tara Sulzen Mike Houck

Sean Penrith
National Climate Trust Board

Tara Sulzen
1000 Friends of Oregon

Mike Houck
Urban Greenspaces Institute

Victoria Lowe Travis Stovall Peter Truax

Victoria Lowe
Forest Grove City Council

Travis Stovall
East Metro Economic Alliance
Peter Truax
Mayor of Forest Grove
Denny Doyle Mary Kyle McCurdy Margi Hoffmann
Denny Doyle
Mayor of Beaverton
Mary Kyle McCurdy
1000 Friends of Oregon
Margi Hoffmann
Governor Kitzhaber's Energy Advisor
Ben Duncan Mara Gross Linda Moholt
Ben Duncan
Multnomah County Health Department
Mara Gross
Coalition for a Livable Future
Linda Moholt
Tualitan Chamber of Commerce
Kim Parker Judie Hammerstad Michael Alexander
Kim Parker
Clackamas County Business Alliance
Judie Hammerstad
Lake Oswego community member
Michael Alexander
Urban League of Portland
Chris Hagerbaumer Angus Duncan Corky Collier
Chris Hagerbaumer
Oregon Environmental Council
Angus Duncan
Oregon Global Warming Commission
Corky Collier
Columbia Corridor Association
Dr. Philip Wu Donna Jordan
Dr. Philip Wu
Kaiser Permanente NW
Donna Jordan
Lake Oswego City Council

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Car traffic emissions
Opt In survey results

In a survey of 2,835 Opt In members completed in April 2013, a majority of respondents said that not enough is being done to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Learn more from this community snapshot about how we live, work and get around the region.

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