On January 29, 2018, Multnomah County, the City of Portland, and the three local utility companies hosted “Pathways to 100% Renewable: Decarbonizing the Transportation Sector."
The report focuses on how much energy could be produced by outfitting affordable housing units in Multnomah County with solar panels, and investigates what it would mean for families who live there.
On October 23, 2017, Multnomah County, the City of Portland, and the three local utility companies hosted “Pathways to 100% Renewable: Ensuring an Equitable Transition to a New Energy Economy."
In 2017, Multnomah County removed a broken fish ladder on Beaver Creek and replaced it with a new culvert that will open miles of stream habitat for migrating salmon.
Watch a short video summarizing how to significantly reduce carbon emissions from the economy, and help Multnomah County transition to 100% renewable energy use community-wide.
The Multnomah County Board voted unanimously on Thursday, June 1 to commit the county to reaching its goal of 100 percent renewable energy use community-wide by 2050.
A Sustainability Award salutes employees who apply creative thinking to address root causes of environmental, social, or economic inequities leading to disproportionate impacts on the most vulnerable.
C40 Cities Awards recognize the world’s most inspiring and innovative cities tackling climate change. Portland was honored this year for the Climate Action Plan, a collaboration with Multnomah County.
Oregon Health Authority released the Oregon Climate and Health Resilience Plan, which includes strategies and policy priorities that can advance public health in a changing climate.
Multnomah County seeks consultant services to understand the options available to local governments in the Tri-County region to better address air quality issues, particularly hazardous air pollutants
Between July 2015 and June 2016, the County's Community Services Division provided weatherization services to 1,152 people in 564 households to reduce energy costs.
With a focus on the community, the 2015 harvest was largely donated to SnowCap Community Charities. Currently in its 8th season, the gardens are thriving.