As we transition away from fossil fuels and towards 100% renewable energy, we must also ensure our energy systems are:
ENERGY JUSTICE MEANS
Energy must be produced in a way that doesn’t harm the health and well-being of communities or the climate.
Everyone should have access to affordable, reliable energy.
Our energy system must promote justice and equity for those most harmed by our current energy system.
WHERE DOES OREGON’S ENERGY COME FROM?
WIND, SOLAR, AND
LARGE HYDROELECTRIC DAMS
that harm rivers and are widely opposed by Tribal Nations.
of Jackson and Josephine County’s energy needs could be reduced through simple energy efficiency measures, according to the 2011 Rogue Valley Energy Assessment.
of the reduced demand could be met by solar. Energy generation technology and storage have significantly improved and many communities in the Rogue Valley are committed to reaching 100% clean energy.
On Oregon’s hottest day in recorded history, the Oregon Senate passed an ambitious bill to transition the state’s electricity to 100% clean energy by 2040 while centering benefits for environmental justice communities.
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