Hot Off the Wire – 1/22/2019

Take action

Regional Action

Evening Talk at ONRC – January 25th in Forks
Western Washington Forest Health

Free The Snake Advocacy Day in Olympia, February 4th

Occupy Olympia, 17 Days & Nights for the Southern Resident Orcas, February 4th

Ask your legislators to support environmental priorities – via Washington Conservation Voters

Join the Sierra Club WA Legislative Action Team

Thank Commissioner Franz for her leadership on the MOU on Pacific Coast Temperate Forests. – via Washington Environmental Council

Tell your legislators: Pass 100% Clean Electricity
via Washington Conservation Voters

National Action

While the federal government fought over a shutdown and many of us were enjoying time with our families over the holidays, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers quietly announced it would be accepting public comment for 30 days on a Clean Water Act permit Enbridge needs to build Line 3. 

Tell Your Senators to Oppose Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator – via the Sierra Club

Tell your Members of Congress that the climate crisis can’t wait — take action today. – via Peoples Climate Movement

Protect Whales and Dolphins from Seismic Blasting – via NRDC

Tell Ford to Protect Clean Car Standards! – via the Sierra Club

Climate News

Local/Regional News

The Climate Action and Clean Energy Update – a new 350.org information source

9 Things You Need to Know About the Pipeline Blockade in B.C. – via Yes Magazine

National/International News

Here’s the Green New Deal debate you haven’t heard yet – via Grist.com

Why Are Sea Levels Rising Unevenly?
By Nexus Media

Join Native Leaders Backing Green New Deal
via Lakota Law

Cleaner cars coming to a highway near you – via The Boston Globe

How To Prepare Society for Self-Driving Cars – via Sightline Institute

New polls confirm it: Americans want clean energy – via ClimateCast

The Dirty Scheme to Make Americans Buy More Gasoline – via NRDC


Inspiration

This is a short and fun discussion of climate gradualism.

Doing something every day can be profoundly helpful in giving people hope, and it’s a path to change.

Lakhs of women stand up against patriarchy.