Hot Off the Wire – 5/16/2019

Opinion

Arundhati Roy: Capitalism Is “a Form of Religion” Stopping Solutions to Climate Change & Inequality – DemocracyNow! video

Take Action

Regional Action

Salish Splash! – Celebrating Orca Recovery – June 13th
Jump into the Salish Sea to support Orca Recovery
– Washington Environmental Council

Call on networks and newsrooms to discuss climate change with the urgency this crisis merits – 350.org

The Roadmap Conference is the nation’s largest
annual conference on
electric and smart mobility

Take an EcoChallenge Northwest Earth Institute

Dammed to extinction, Southern Resident Orcas are starving. Time is running out! – Change.org

Help build a “Free The Snake” Canoe
When you donate, your name will be carved into the inside edge of the canoe. – Coalition to Restore the Columbia and Snake River

Women Talk Climate 

A year in the making, we are so excited to share this short film with you! 

Support the Women Talk Climate Project

Thank Gov. Inslee for speaking out against fracked gas! – Sierra Club

Add Your Name to Support Jay’s 100% Clean Energy for America Plan – Jay Inslee Campaign
You can read the plan online anytime right here

National Action

We all need to work at the grass roots level to talk about climate change. Our work is to explain the climate problem to as many people as possible using the Climate Stick.

We need television news to call the climate crisis exactly what it is: a climate crisis – 350.org

Join us in Detroit on July 30th to help change history
– Sunrise Movement

Sign the petition telling Biden to move the whole Democratic field towards real climate action. – Greenpeace

Uber and Lyft can do better. But they won’t without a little nudge – Sierra Club

“Transform Yourself
with Climate Truth”

A radical new self-help book for facing climate truth, accepting your fear of collapse, and becoming the hero humanity needs

Climate News

Local/Regional News

Oregon denied the Clean Water Act certification for the Pacific Connector Pipeline and Jordan Cove Liquefied Natural Gas export project – Sierra Club

OSU Research Confirms that Big Timber is Oregon’s Leading Source of GHG Emissions – Sierra Club

National/International News

Labor leaders from across the country discuss what a Green New Deal could mean for workers
Peoples Climate Movement

Shocking UN Report Warns up to a Million Species are at Risk of Extinction Due to Human Activity – DemocracyNow! video

The Road to the Green New Deal visits Paradise, CA
– Sunrise Movement

Groundbreaking Report Shows the United States Can Lead the Way Toward Climate Recovery Without Economic Hardship
– Our Children’s Trust

North Dakota, Washington state at odds over oil train rules
– Associated Press

Democratic presidential candidates zero in on climate
– Chron.com

Find out how climate chaos already threatens corporate
America’s bottom line – Sierra Club

Our 2019 Electric Vehicle Guide is Here – Sierra Club

Inspiration

How do we live with the sense of urgency that the climate crisis triggers, while maintaining mental and physical health and wellbeing?

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Why your brain doesn’t register the words ‘climate change’ – Grist

A Gentlemen’s Guide To Rape Culture – Medium.com

100% Clean electricity is just the beginning – Climate Solutions