Letters to the Editor

Writing a letter to the editor is always a good way to take action on an issue you care about! If you want guidance in writing one, you can email Chuck Areford, 350 Eugene’s LTE coordinator. Also, check out the letters & op-eds below for inspiration!

For Eugene Weekly, letters should be less than 250 words and sent to letters@eugeneweekly.com along with your address and phone number. Priority given to those submitted by Friday, 5pm. 

For The Register Guard, letters should be less than 250 words and sent to rgletters@registerguard.com along with your address and phone number.

Letters to the Editor

Check out the highlighted letters in the links below:

May 22, 2021 – Fight back against fossil fuels by Trisha Vigil

May 14, 2021 – Thank you for your time and consideration by Selena Blick

May 10, 2021 – Fair share by Pamela Driscoll

May 9, 2021 – Time is short to cut down on emissions by Pamela Fitzpatrick

April 28, 2021 – A time for evidence-supported optimism by Amalia Gladhart

April 23, 2021 – Green Education by James Neu

April 19, 2021 – Protecting family-wage jobs by Chuck Areford

March 19, 2021 – West Eugene even worse than we thought!/The kids are right by Robin Bloomgarden/Selena Blick

March 18, 2021 – It’s Time To Cancel The Jordan Cove Project by Dylan Plummer

March 14, 2021 – Be gone with climate condescension by Stuart Steidle

March 14, 2021 – Be gone with natural gas by Chuck Areford

March 5, 2021 – Bet on youth by Sahara Valentine

February 27, 2021 – The only hoax/Water is the new oil by Richard Barnhart/Lane Johnson

February 25, 2021 – Put green to use on green energy/Fossil fuels are an antiquated form of energy/Thinking beyond natural gas by David Stone/Laurie Ehlhardt Powell/Nancy Ahnert

February 21, 2021 – Acting locally by Rev. Dennis Reynolds

February 20, 2021 – Wicked games by Nicholas Tippins

February 17, 2021 – The end of the age of fossil fuel is now by Robert Burns

February 16, 2021 – The sign of climate heroes by Jim Neu

February 11, 2021 – Climate silence is white violence by Avery Temple

February 9, 2021 – Carbon dividend for all by Amalia Gladhart

February 4, 2021 – All for greed/Holding us back, holding us hostage by Michael C & Kathleen Carney/Patty Hine

February 1, 2021 – Where is our climate champion? by Caitlin Howard

January 1, 2021 – Climato-cides by Lisa Arkin

December 27, 2020 – A glaring breach of trust by Michelle Holman

December 20, 2020 – Methane madness by Pamela Fitzpatrick

December 6, 2020 – Moving beyond fossil fuels by Carolyn Partridge

November 29, 2020 – An exercise in circular logic by Dave Barta

November 27, 2029 – Head on by Pamela Driscoll

November 19, 2020 – Eugene Gaslighting on Climate by Jim Neu

November 8, 2020 – Rural Oregon duped by GOP by Will Watson

November 1, 2020 – Time to get real over climate crisis by Chuck Areford

September 13, 2020 – Time to pay the piper/Electrify your future by David Stone/Debra McGee

August 26, 2020 – Flame out by Jim Neu

August 25, 2020 – No new natural gas infrastructure by Chuck Areford

August 23, 2020 – Lessons from the trickster in chief by Donald Alexander

August 9, 2020 – Time is not on our side by Carolyn Partridge

July 30, 2020 – Wary of natural gas by Nancy Ahnert

July 19, 2020 – They say it’s sustainable by Patricia Hine

July 2, 2020 – Don’t panic by Robin Bloomgarden

June 19, 2020 – Positive feedback loops, negative trends by Art Farley

May 20, 2020 – Be gone, science deniers by Pamela Driscoll

January 12, 2020 – Monocrops are not forest by Samantha Krop

January 9, 2020 – Bold climate leadership wanted by Carolyn Partridge

Op-Eds

May 22, 2021 – ODOT is a hazard to Oregon’s wildfire recovery by Dylan Plummer

May 22, 2021 – Advanced recycling keeps Oregon beautiful by Joshua Proudfoot

May 16, 2021 – What national security are we paying for? by Michael Carrigan and Peter Bergel

April 24, 2021 – DeFazio’s time to shine on climate by Dylan Plummer

February 27, 2021 – NW Natural is gaslighting Oregonians by Dylan Plummer

February 27, 2021 – The misguided spotted owl shell game by Dominick DellaSala

February 18, 2021 – Eugene City Council right to fight fracked gas by Kitty Piercy

February 9, 2021 – People Over Profits by Nicholas Tippins

February 9, 2021 – A bridge fuel to nowhere by Laura Allen

January 23, 2021 – Nothing recovers from massive timber grab by Dylan Plummer

January 23, 2021 – Oregon needs clear carbon accounting by Catherine Thomasson and Linda Perrine

December 26, 2020 – 20/20 vision for a wilder Cascadia by Dylan Plummer

November 28, 2020 – Hope for action beyond climate deferral by Dylan Plummer

November 17, 2020 – Corruption in the woods by Ernie Niemi

November 1, 2020 – With climate change, we need understanding and buy-in by Steve Goldman

October 24, 2020 – Same playbook, different business by Dylan Plummer

October 15, 2020 – The ‘hunger’ to thwart by Tim Ream

October 11, 2020 – Give youth another hearing for climate change by Alexander Loznak

September 26, 2020 – Industrial forest management and the Holiday Farm Fire by Dylan Plummer

September 19, 2020 – Train explosions: A threat to Bend? by Diane Hodiak (350 Deschutes)

September 19, 2020 – Stopping the fires on our doorsteps by Karen Austin

September 17, 2020 – Dispatch from an evacuee by Dominick DellaSala

August 9, 2020 – Never again to nuclear weapons by Michael Carrigan and Peter Bergel

July 25, 2020 – Watch out, Jordan Cove by Dylan Plummer

June 25, 2020 – Time is now for cultural change by Bob Doppelt

May 31, 2020 – The definition of insanity by Timothy Ingalsbee

May 30, 2020 – The responsibility to do no harm by Bob Doppelt

January 23, 2020 – City’s goal should be preparation by Bob Doppelt