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.
Students studying for their GED learn about climate change.
Students at the Lauder Learning Center learn about climate change, and the County adopts an update to the Climate Action Plan.
Climate change can be daunting, but together we can become more climate resilient. Join the conversation by giving your feedback on the Draft Climate Action Plan Update by April 10.
Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office Inverness Jail Garden grows food for charity
Multnomah County is recruiting new members for the Advisory Committee on Sustainability and Innovation. Applications are due December 1st, 2014.