MRG Foundation awards Rogue Climate $8000

A big THANK YOU to the MRG Foundation.

The MRG (McKenzie River Gathering) Foundation just awarded grants to twenty-one social change groups across Oregon. Among those were five emerging groups, including Rogue Climate. These emerging groups are working throughout Oregon on a wide variety of issues. As they say at MRG, we are working towards a “Just and Joyful Oregon.” The $8,000 MRG awarded Rogue Climate is our first foundation grant and the largest single gift we’ve received so far.

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Clean Energy Day a Success

Clean Energy Day: a big success
! 

Despite rain, wind, and the occasional sun burst to dry us off, our own clean energy SUN lit up the event all afternoon! 


For those that missed it, Rogue Climate put together a rocking' celebration of clean energy yesterday in Medford, Oregon. Over 800 people from the Rogue Valley made posters and over 300 people attended to rock out to local bands, sip on local brews, learn about local clean energy businesses, and participate in a 100 foot-wide art piece to make the statement that we are ready for local, cleaner energy. Did we mention it was completely powered by bikes? Check out the slideshow to get a taste of the day and like us on Facebook to see more photos. 

 

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Clean Energy Day: promoting local jobs and lower energy prices

More good jobs. Lower long-term energy bills. Support for local businesses. Clean air and water.

Those are the goals of Clean Energy Day, to be held at the Medford Commons on Sunday, May 4.

Yes, there will be food, live music and fun activities for all ages, including assembly of a giant sun made from artwork produced by hundreds of Rogue Valley residents of all ages.

But Clean Energy Day also has a practical purpose — to draw attention to ways our communities can benefit from greater use of cleaner energy and increased energy efficiency.

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Jefferson Exchange and Immense Possibilities, Interviews

Recently Rogue Climate was featured in two interviews with local radio and television.

Friday April 18th Rogue Climate's Hannah Sohl and Shaun Franks spoke with Jeff Golden on Immense Possibilities:

http://vimeo.com/91265820

Tuesday April 22nd Rogue Climate's Hannah Sohl and Shaun Franks spoke with Geoffrey Riley on Jefferson Public Radio's Jefferson Exchange:

This will link you to the iJPR website.

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Clean Energy Day

 

Three Days to Clean Energy Day!

We are three days away from Clean Energy Day, the giant sun is coming together, and I don't think you are going to want to miss out!  Here are a few reasons why you will want to come to the Medford Commons on Sunday May 4th from 12:00-4:00.   

 

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