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Renewable Energy > Fossil Fuels

Picture of a wind farm
Philipp Hertzog/Wikimedia Commons

By all rights, we should be stuck between a rock and a hard place as a society. 

We have more gadgets--electric cars included--requiring energy. 

And the burning of fossil fuels to create electricity contributes to climate change. 

But a recent report indicates that the wider use of renewable energy is cutting carbon pollution in Oregon.

 Environment Oregon and its affiliated groups prepared the report. 
 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and marked his tenth anniversary as the full-time host of the Jefferson Exchange at the end of 2019. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for 35 years, working in both television and radio.