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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

fax: 503-823-3596

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Our Common Home

Last week Pope Francis issued a call to action on climate change, declaring that “[T]he climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all.”


This week, the City Council will consider updates to the City-County Climate Action Plan.


In today’s Portland Tribune, Nick describes the many ways our City’s utilities—the Water Bureau and the Bureau of Environmental Services—are answering the call. And he explains why green practices and policies are good for the environment and for our ratepayers.


Read more in Nick’s essay, “Protecting our Common Home,” published in today’s Portland Tribune.

My View: Protecting our common home

Nick Fish in the Portland Tribune

Draft 2015 Update: City Climate Action Plan