[The new Climate Action Plan] calls for dozens of actions that residents, businesses and governments can take over 40 years to reduce their carbon footprints. The plan could lead to sweeping changes in transportation, building construction, energy development and other aspects of daily life...
The Portland Business Alliance is raising serious questions, though it hasn’t taken a formal position. “The emission reduction targets are absolute, not relative, so all other values the plan espouses – particularly jobs and economic development – take a secondary position, ” notes alliance vice president Bernie Bottomly in a May 8 memo.
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