Posted: Tue, October 29 2013 at 8:09 AM, Updated: Tue, October 29 2013 at 8:12 AM
Governor John Kitzhaber has officially vowed to combat climate change, joining other states along the west coast.
The governors of California, oregon, Washington and the environment minister of British Columbia gathered in San Francisco yesterday and signed an agreement.
They're aiming to coordinate new policies on the use of cleaner-burning fuels. California has already placed a price on greenhouse gas emissions.