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Sam Adams
Works at World Resources Institute
Attended University of Oregon
Lived in Newport, Oregon
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Proud Day to Be Irish-American -- I would like to think my Grandpa Francis from Galway, Ireland would have voted "Yes." 🍀

Ireland = Equity

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Sam my families Irish roots are a bit older than yours but I too am proud of the Irish, a vote that I certainly wouldn't have expected even 5 years ago.

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NYTimes: Obama Recasts Climate Change as a More Far-Reaching Peril
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Here to honor 37 state plaintiffs from across U.S. who have sued for marriage equality -- big day here in DC tomorrow! #scotusmarriage
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Home to both crocodiles and alligators, herons and hundreds of other animal and plant species, the Everglades National Park in Florida hosted a U.S. president on Wednesday. President Barack Obam...
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Great pick!
Technology Association of Oregon President Skip Newberry is adding the role of chairman of the Technology Councils of North America later this summer.
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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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Previewing draft WRI Climate research: pathway to strong economy + #climate goals -- more 5/27: http://t.co/nGHkcqcV0j 
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Happy Bike to Work Day! Thx @bikeshare & @BikeLeague #BTWD #BTWDC http://t.co/xeT4bzTtAD
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Thx for the shout out from UOAlumni: "Sam Adams, who once pushed sustainability in PDX, could just end up saving Earth" #EarthDay http://t.co/4Apj2RLsdD 
Former Portland Mayor Heads US Climate Initiative. Earth is heating up—quickly—and that spells trouble for the flora and fauna who call it home. But Sam Adams, BA '02, who once pushed to make Portland the most sustainable city in the world while serving as its mayor from 2008–2012, ...
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At book signing listening to Hank Paulson, the former US Treasury Secretary, who book "takes the reader behind closed doors to witness the creation and evolution of China's state-controlled capitalism."

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Ask him (Paulson) to get his son to improve the Timbers!

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Washington DC based +TimbersFC fans say, 'Beat LA' today! #PORvLA #RCTID
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Work
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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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September 3
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