Hot Off the Wire — 5/31/2019


Greta Thunberg and 46 youth activists

NEED ADULTS to join them in the Global Climate Strike.
“Together, on 20 September, we can unleash mass resistance.” — The Guardian


Opinion

Noam Chomsky: The Green New Deal Is Exactly the Right Idea — DemocracyNow! video

Opinion | The Difference Between Happiness and Joy — David Brooks

Take Action

Regional Action

CLIMATE RESISTANCE HANDBOOK — 350.org
Announcing the release of a new 350 resource for youth strikers, climate activists, and anyone wanting to learn more about social change!

Toilet paper is destroying Canada’s vast and majestic old-growth Boreal forests

Costco: protect the boreal forests and use recycled pulp in your toilet paper
— SomeOfUs

Tell the Department of Ecology: No Permit for LNG! — Sierra Club Washington

Help Heiltsuk Nation stand up to Big Oil in court: join the squad!!

National Action

Sign Up: Global Climate Strike on September 20th
Millions of school strikers have shown us they’re serious about climate action.
Adults, will you join our youth?

Juliana v. United States, will be heard Next Tuesday.
SIGN UP TO WATCH THE LIVESTREAM on June 4th – 2:00 PDT

In 2018, only 3.5% of national television news segments that mentioned climate change referred to it as a crisis or emergency. — The Action Network
We need television news to call the climate crisis exactly what it is: a climate crisis.

Sierra Club’s Climate Parents is launching a new campaign to move school districts across the country to 100% clean, renewable energy. Are you in?

Stop Fracking in California —
Now and forever

Join a People’s GND Working Group
Contribute to understand what specific policies constitute a GND that eliminates GHGs and gets the new clean economy built in time to avert disaster. If you’d like to join a sub-team, contact Todd Fernandez, 350NYCTodd350NYC@gmail.com, 646-351-6498.
See the Sub-teams in the Drawdown Solutions by Sector . . .

Climate News

Local/Regional News

This legislative session has been one of the most significant for the environment in decades! — Washington Conservation Voters

Take 30 seconds to watch what it takes to elect climate champions nationwide.

National/International News

This 16-year Old Is Taking the School Climate Strike to the U.S. Capitol — Yes!

Canada needs a plan to tackle climate change that listens to both science and justice. – 350.org
Some of the climate stories you might’ve missed over the past two weeks

Inslee Calls for Climate Change-Only Democratic Debate; Gillibrand Endorses
— The Daily Beast

Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Oregon’s Clean Fuels Standard

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is “running amuck”; AGAIN! — Sierra Club

We’ve also launched a brand-new group on Facebook, called Inside the Climate Crisis. It’s a hub for conversations about all things climate-related.

Inspiration

Workshops in Seattle with Dr. Doug McKenzie-Mohr — November 2019
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Jun 13, 2019 10:00 AM in PacificTime