Hot Off the Wire – December 29, 2018

Take action

Regional Action

Join the webinar of the Governor’s Southern Resident Orca Task Force – via Puget Sound Partnership

Time for BPA to act on LSR dams: Opinion – via The Spokesman-Review, Spokane

Say to REI: Break Up with US Bank! – via Fossil Free California

Washington deserves to know the real risks of Kalama Methanol – via Washington Conservation Voters

Get training for rallies at legislator’s offices in January for a Green New Deal – via 350.org

Tell SAExploration now: Stay out of the Arctic Refuge! – via Sierra Club

National Action

Give an emergency Tax-Deductible Gift to The Climate Mobilization

350.org Donor Bulletin: December 2018

Tell the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to preserve our public lands in 2019 – via Sierra Club

Say NO to drilling in The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge – via Friends of the Earth

Tell BlackRock CEO Larry Fink: Divest from fossil fuels – via Credo Action

Video: Stand with us against the Keystone XL – Indigenous Leaders of North Dakota

Tell House Democrats: Investigate Ryan Zinke                    

Climate News

Local/Regional News

Why Do Washington Voters Struggle With Climate Change Policies? – via Sightline Institute

Port of Kalama denied grant for methanol plant dock and roads – via The Daily News

Kalama Methanol Facility Could Put Taxpayers on the Hook – via Sightline Institute

NW governors optimistic on climate action – via Climate Solutions

National/International News

The Green New Deal, explained – via Vox

Major milestone: 1000+ divestment commitments worth nearly $8 trillion – via GoFossilFree.org

Video: 10 Signs of Climate Progress from 2018 – via The Years Project

In Landmark Agreement, Mass., Eight Other States Vow to Cut Transportation Emissions – via The Boston Globe

Solar on schools advances with open source contracting – via PV Magazin

Thirty Mile High Wave Encircling Earth to Break over North Pole on Christmas Day – via Daily KOS

HSBC bank was called out for their double standard on coal investment – via GoFossilFree.org

What would Jesus do about the climate? – via The Guardian

One Hundred Cities Are Leading the Way to 100 Percent Clean Energy – via Next City

Review the NRDC key legal fights – via NRDC

Watch: Climate Justice Means Migrant Justice on International Migrants Day – via 350.org

2018 in Review: Fossil Fuel Companies Fumble; Clean Energy Bills Set to Take Spotlight – via Sightline Institute