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Matt Glazewski and Portland Climate Change Politics
Episode 3221st October 2021 • BikePortland Podcast • Pedaltown Media Inc
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In this episode, BikePortland editor and publisher Jonathan Maus talks with Matt Glazewski about the politics of climate change in Portland. Matt is a climate expert with 15 years of government experience who's worked on disaster resiliency projects at the local, regional and federal levels. He's worked with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) and the National Weather Service where he once briefed a U.S. cabinet secretary. He also helped draft the first Climate Action Plan for Clackamas County, and most recently was a senior policy advisor for Portland City Commissioner Mingus Mapps. I wanted to share Matt's perspective because earlier this summer he left his position out of frustration with the lack of urgency at the City of Portland around climate change. And in his final days as a City Hall staffer, he shared his concerns publicly in testimony at a city council meeting

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Matt's website - https://www.tamarackconsultingnw.com/

Follow Matt on Twitter - @sentencesrunon

Matt's testimony at Portland City Council, 6/21/21 - https://youtu.be/0m0oxn7xEAI?t=882

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