Brown returns from international climate summit energized to push Oregon’s plans ahead

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Gov. Kate Brown wants Oregonians to quit wasting food to help reduce greenhouse gases.

The initiative to do so took Brown halfway around the world to the United Nations l Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, last month.

The Oregon governor explained the state’s drive to cut down on food waste as a panelist at the international gathering called COP26.

For Brown and the state, reducing food waste isn’t about clearing out the refrigerator crisper . . .