Deb and Ron’s Letter of Support of SB 1574

On February 2nd, HOFO traveled to Salem and testified in favor of SB 1574, the Healthy Climate Act at the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee.   HOFO’s full testimony explaining many of the reasons why we need to act on Climate now can be found HERE. This testimony, as well as others from across the state, helped move SB 1574 out of the Senate Committee on Feb 9th and it …continue…

2015 Was Hottest Year in Historical Record, Scientists Say – NEW YORK TIMES

Scientists reported Wednesday that 2015 was the hottest year in the historical record by far, breaking a mark set only the year before — a burst of heat that has continued into the new year and is roiling weather patterns all over the world. In the contiguous United States, the year was the second-warmest on record, punctuated by a December that was both the hottest and the wettest since record-keeping began. One result …continue…

METHANE IMPACTS of the Proposed Pacific Connector Pipeline/Jordan Cove LNG Export Project

Methane Release HOFO Report – April 9, 2015 Prepared by Mahkah Wu for Hair on Fire Oregon info@haironfireoregon.org 2305 Ashland St #412, Ashland, OR 97520 The Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline Project is a proposed 232-mile, 36-inch diameter pipeline designed to transport 1.07 up to 1.55 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day (Bcf/d) from interconnects near Malin, Ore., west and north to the Jordan Cove LNG terminal in Coos …continue…

Jordan Cove LNG not a done deal. Call Gov. Brown! By Sarah Westover

You may have heard that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Jordan Cove LNG Export project yesterday, recommending the Jordan Cove project move forward.  This comes as no surprise, since FERC is basically a rubberstamping agency and always approves energy proposals. We want to make sure you know —- The LNG project is not a done deal. Not even close! Here are …continue…

36 Inches | Understanding the Jordan Cove Energy Project

This video gives a great synopsis of the dangers of the Jordan Cove Project. Please watch. Visit www.36inchesmovie.com for more info! Also, check them out on facebook And follow them on twitter Please follow and like us:

Just because we are Oregonians does not mean we are stupid – Open letter re LNG Pipeline

Dear Canadian Carbon Moguls, We understand that you want to cut a 95-foot swath across southwestern Oregon and bury a pipeline so you can sell fracked natural gas to China. Now just hold on for a second. We have opinions about this. We wear plaid shirts here in Oregon. We love ducks and beavers. We would rather be outdoors than pushing pencils but we can still do a bit of …continue…

Same old story: looming disaster, hero, long shot at redemption by Diarmuid

The climate of our planet has flipped. Drought, fire and extreme storms are upon us. If we continue to pump more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, human civilization as we have known it for the past 8,000 years could collapse. But a hero has come forward to lead a last ditch fight against despair and devastation. Or maybe not. Am I am just imagining a summertime blockbuster movie? Please deposit …continue…