Portland says no to fossil fuels

Across the world, cities are taking the lead on climate change. Take Portland, Ore., for example, which recently passed two ambitious resolutions aimed at halting plans to turn the Pacific Northwest into a fossil fuel hub. Read more in my story for Pacific Standard.

One of the resolutions opposes new oil train traffic while the other bans the construction of new fossil fuel infrastructure within city limits. (Credit: Roy Luck via Flickr)