The Sustainable Future section publishes a quarterly newsletter, The Long View. For information about publishing in The Long View, please see the newsletter editorial staff information.
Below is a list of our recent newsletters. Please click here to go to our archives of past issues.
Spring 2015 — The Long View – No. 19
- 45 Days of Earth Days – A Critical Overview by Brian Tokar
- Just a Theory on People and Climate Change by Steve Harvey
- New York Court Rules that Chimpanzees Must Have Duties to be Considered “Persons” by Lindsay A. Byrne
- Oregon Public Policy Initiatives – Responding to Climate Change by Lyndon “Tuck” Wilson
- A Survey of Oregon Groups Taking a Grass Roots Approach to Change: Part One by Ann McQuesten
- Book Review by Max Miller: “The Conscience Economy: How A Mass Movement For Good is Great For Business” by Steve Overman
Winter 2014 — The Long View – No. 18
- Crowd Funding for Small Oregon Businesses: Proposed New Rules by Jeffery S. Cronn and Claire E. Brown
- A Revenue Neutral Carbon Tax: Good for the Economy, the Climate, and the Psyche by Daniela Brod
- The OSB Sustainable Future Section: A Five Year Report by Dick Roy
- Section News:
- Steven R. Schell Receives the 2014 President’s Sustainability Award
- Bodyfelt Mount LLP Receives the 2014 Sustainable Law Office Leadership Award
- Book Review by Bill Halmark: “This Changes Everything: Capitalism v. The Climate” by Naomi Klien
Fall 2014 — The Long View – No. 17
- Climate Change Plaintiffs Advance in Court of Appeals by Liam Sherlock
- Guardians for Future Generations in Other Nations by Jesse Matsukawa
- Are Livestock Animal Welfare and Environmental Sustainability Compatible? by Marie Burcham
- Section News:
- 2014-2016 Partners in Sustainability
- Why You Should Vote Yes on Ballot Measure 92 by George A. Kimbrell
- Why You Should Vote No on Ballot Measure 92 by John A. DiLorenzo, Jr.
Summer 2014 — The Long View – No. 16
- Corporate Social Responsibility – Making it Meaningful by Jeff Cronn and Marco Materazzi
- Program Announcement! Climate Change Plaintiffs Score in Court of Appeals (August 5, 2014)
- Western Water Law and Sustainability by John DeVoe
- Is Western Water Law Sustainable? by Martha Pagel
- Lines in the Sand – Climate Change and the Oregon Coast by Steven R. Schell
- The Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Connection by Marie Burcham
Spring 2014 — The Long View – No. 15
- Genetically Engineered Salmon. Aurora Paulson, a Legal Fellow at the Center for Food Safety, discusses issues related to genetically engineered salmon and efforts being made to secure FDA approval to raise GE Salmon for food.
- Program Announcement! Collaborative Forestry Field Trip on June 28, 2014
- 2014 Law Office Leadership Award Announcement: Paperless Office (Nominations due July 31)
- Partners in Sustainability Program: Revised Criteria
- Around Town: Innovations to Advance Sustainability: In 2013, the Section presented its third annual Sustainable Law Office Leadership Award to Markowitz Herbold Glade & Mehlhaf PC to recognize the most innovative recent practice of a law firm in advancing sustainability. In this article, we describe the innovative practices of the other law firms who applied for the 2013 Award.
Consider This . . . “Before this we thought we knew this was happening, but now we have overwhelming evidence that it is happening and it is real.” ~Dr Saleemul Huq, Senior Fellow in the Climate Change Group at the International Institute for Environment and Development and one of the co-authors of the most recent IPCC report on climate change
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