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Climate & Energy
Carbon Pricing and Working Lands in Oregon
Carbon Policy and Working Lands in Oregon From cities to the country, the diversity of lands and communities comprising our landscapes are all exposed to the risks presented by climate change. These same lands and communities can take steps to reduce emissions and adapt to changing conditions.

In Oregon, the Institute is working with a range of partners to convene stakeholders and provide research to advance the inclusion of natural and working lands and equity in proposed carbon pricing legislation.

In June 2018 we brought together 95 leaders in science, conservation, forestry, agriculture, environmental justice, and policy to explore the role of working and natural lands in Oregon's proposed carbon pricing policy. 

A conference summary report includes salient background information, as well as, needs and opportunities identified by participants. An accompanying issue brief compilation provides a detailed overview of key topics:
For more background about carbon pricing on working lands from the conference presentations, see an introduction and top reported concerns of participants; an overview of the six issue briefs listed above; and lessons learned from California's carbon policy.
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