A century ago, a parent company of PGE engaged in a promotional campaign for coke.
|A series promoting coke, Nov 20th, 1920|
Others still touted coal.
|Coal still popular, and carts still used, Nov 21st, 1920|
Salemites then were not bashful at all about burning wood, coal, or coke.
We are today bashful in talking about fossil fuels, and that needs to stop. We burn them, but we don't talk enough about burning them and about burning less of them.
The City's finally published the slide deck for the November 18th Climate Task Force Workshop.
|The November Task Force Workshop|
There is nothing on it about decarbonizing or carbon pollution. Nothing about the fossil fuel sources of our pollution and reducing our use of them.