The Long View

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 2014The 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
  • Opinion:
  • 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

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


Editor’s Note:

Thank you for reading The Long View.  Your feedback and  suggestions on content are welcome.

Michelle Slater
Michelle Slater Law LLC


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