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The City of Portland, Oregon

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Comment on the Draft Climate Emergency Declaration

The Draft Climate Emergency Declaration recognizes the leadership of frontline communities who bear the worst burden of climate change and sets a new trajectory for the future of the City’s climate action work.

The Draft Climate Emergency Declaration:
• Advances climate justice; centers and focuses on frontline communities.
• Supports partnerships with youth organizations to create a 2020 youth-led climate summit.
• Creates a new governance structure with City, County and community to ensure we meet our 2030 carbon reduction goals.
• Amends the City’s carbon reduction targets to at least 50% by 2030 and net-zero carbon emissions before 2050.

We invite you to read the DRAFT declaration language and submit your comments using this form by March 16 at 5 p.m.