Eugene, Oregon’s city climate recovery ordinance. Why is this significant?

Matt McRae, father of Juliana vs. USA youth plaintiff Avery McRae and climate policy strategist

Matt McRae, father of youth plaintiff Avery McRae in the historic Juliana vs. USA climate change lawsuit and also a formidable climate change policy strategist in his own right, discusses the significance of Eugene, Oregon’s city climate recovery ordinance.

Bifrost gratefully acknowledges Stephanie LeMenager, Barbara and Carlisle Moore Distinguished Professor in English and American Literature at University of Oregon, and the leadership of the research network NIES for all their valuable work and support behind the scenes that helped make this video interview possible. Grateful acknowledgment is also made to Torsten Kjellstrand of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication for providing valuable studio facilities where this and other interviews were filmed with Eugene-based activists, scholars, lawyers and plaintiffs affiliated with Our Children’s Trust.
Credit: Hartman, Steven, Peter Norrman, and Matt McRae. Eugene, Oregon’s city climate recovery ordinance: why is this significant? Originally published in bifrostonline.org, 21 September 2018 (CC BY-SA 2.0)