Oregon clean energy jobs bill: An economic engine and a decarbonization catalyst

by Silvio Marcacci, Forbes

2018’s “Green Wave” election has set the stage for Oregon to lead the United States on climate action in 2019 by enacting statewide cap-and-trade legislation and accelerating complementary policy in its biggest energy-consuming sectors.

Governor Kate Brown focused on climate action in her re-election campaign, and legislative leaders have added momentum to pass the state’s most significant climate policy opportunity – the Clean Energy Jobs Bill would cut emissions while generating hundreds of millions for statewide investments.

Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/energyinnovation/2019/01/22/oregons-clean-energy-jobs-bill-an-economic-engine-and-a-decarbonization-catalyst/#2a4b08b9512d

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