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Sam Adams
Works at World Resources Institute
Attended University of Oregon
Lived in Newport, Oregon
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I am very sorry to learn that former Portland City Commissioner Gretchen Kafoury has passed away...She was whip-smart... https://t.co/xPoejgnq9F
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The growth in global carbon dioxide emissions stalled last year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.
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Sea Levels Along The Northeast Rose Almost 4 Inches In Just 2 Years: Study

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RELEASE: Former Portland Mayor Sam Adams to Lead WRI’s U.S. Climate Initiative: http://www.wri.org/news/2015/01/release-former-portland-mayor-sam-adams-lead-wri%E2%80%99s-us-climate-initiative
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It is great! Watching the play, "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" http://www.pcs.org 
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Washington DC based +TimbersFC fans say, 'Beat LA' today! #PORvLA #RCTID
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With its long tradition of sustainability planning, I feel honored today to have
delivered a keynote speech at University of British Columbia's School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) annual symposium. http://www.scarpsymposium.ca 
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Great to meet Gwen Ifill of the News Hour tonight at a book signing party. 
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Next Thursday, join our executive director Alan Durning to discuss how unfettered money has changed the political landscape and what Oregonians can do to make sure their voices are heard. Deb Field, executive board member of Main Street Alliance, will...
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A draft report, to be voted on Friday, contains a host of recommendations on how to improve the health of the homeless population.
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Director, U.S. Climate Initiative, World Resources Institute
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As a mayor, city commissioner, mayoral chief of staff, and nonprofit founder and leader, I have more than 20 years of hands-on experience working with diverse teams to create, develop and implement policies, plans and strategies that have helped Portland, Oregon be one of the best cities (Bloomberg Businessweek 2012) and the most sustainable large city (Mother Nature Network 2009) in the U.S.
Employment
  • World Resources Institute
    Director of the U.S. Climate Initiative, 2015 - present
    Adams leads World Resource Institute’s U.S. Climate Initiative strategies to analyze and develop new policies, build political will and support coalitions that will encourage the country’s transition to a strong, low-carbon economy.
  • City of Portland
    Mayor, 2009 - 2013
    Portland City Charter, Article 4, Section 2-401 Duties. "The Mayor shall exercise a careful supervision over the general affairs of the City." With the City Council, my duties include oversight of a $3.58 billion annual budget to serve 585,000 residents and 38,000 businesses inside the 147 sq. mile boundary of the City.
  • City of Portland
    Commissioner, 2005 - 2008
    Article 3 Executive and Administrative Powers Section 2-302 "...Authority of Commissioners. "The Commissioner In Charge of each department shall have the supervision and control of all the affairs and property which belong to that department..."
  • City Club of Portland
    Executive Director, 2013 - 2015
    Led staff efforts to support the research, advocacy, events and program work of City Club members to bring together civic-minded people to make Portland and Oregon better places to work, live and play for everyone.
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Previously
Newport, Oregon - Whitehall, Montana - Guadalajara, Mexico - Richland, Washington - Eugene, Oregon - Portland, Oregon - Washington, DC
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503-421-8925
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PO Box 17588 Portland, OR 97217
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202-729-7934
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10 G Street, NE, Suite 800 Washington, DC 20002
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Director, U.S. Climate Initiative, World Resources Institute; Former Portland Oregon Mayor Sam Adams
Introduction
Sam Adams is a former Mayor of Portland, Oregon and now the Director of the U.S. Climate Initiative for the World Resources Institute www.wri.orgHe leads strategies to analyze and develop new policies, build political will and support coalitions that will encourage the country’s transition to a strong, low-carbon economy.


Bragging rights
Organic gardener and home brewer.
Education
  • University of Oregon
    Political Science, 2002
  • Portland State University
    Political Science
  • Universidad de Guadalajara
    Spanish
  • South Eugene High School
    1982
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Birthday
September 3
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