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 In September of 2018, we were still talking 2 degrees C temperature rise.  We were still talking Paris. ​ We had not had any Climate Strikes / Fridays for Future. ​ We were looking forward in Oregon to a new version of the Clean Energy Jobs bill, with some confidence it would pass.  We felt pretty comfortable. In September of 2018, we were still talking 2 degrees C temperature rise.  We were still talking Paris. ​ We had not had any Climate Strikes / Fridays for Future. ​ We were looking forward in Oregon to a new version of the Clean Energy Jobs bill, with some confidence it would pass.  We felt pretty comfortable.
  
-In the 2018 short session SB 978 was generated to cause the PUC to investigate how they should be acting differently as we deal with climate change. They generated their report to the Legislature on September 28th, 2018, and in it they said that there were many learnings, but there were two dominant requests of them.  **One of those two was to have new law changing their charter to enable the PUC to encourage emission utility reduction.** ​+In the 2018 short session SB 978 was generated to cause the PUC to investigate how they should be acting differently as we deal with climate change. They generated their report{{ ::​sb978legislativereport-2018.pdf |}} to the Legislature on September 28th, 2018, and in it they said that there were many learnings, but there were two dominant requests of them.  **One of those two was to have new law changing their charter to enable the PUC to encourage emission utility reduction.** ​
  
 **On October 8, 2018 the UN IPCC SR15 came out.** ​ It was the report the UN had requested after the Paris Agreement to further understand if the 2 degree limit was adequate, or if there was reason to work harder for the 1.5 degree target. **On October 8, 2018 the UN IPCC SR15 came out.** ​ It was the report the UN had requested after the Paris Agreement to further understand if the 2 degree limit was adequate, or if there was reason to work harder for the 1.5 degree target.
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