Hot Off the Wire — 6/29/2019

Opinion

74 Medical Groups declare a Health Emergency — The Washington Post
As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, bluntly defined by the organizations as “a health emergency.” Read the Policy Action Agenda . . .

Bicycle Safety

Washington’s roads are becoming increasingly deadly for people who walk or bike, data show

Washington A Safe State, But Not The Safest, Study Finds

Pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities up year-to-year in Washington

Drivers Beware: New WA Law Requires More Space For Bikes

Take Action

Regional Action

Have we reached the end of wild salmon?

Join Meaningful Movies Port Townsend on Monday, July 8 at 6:30 PM

What do orcas and riding transit have in common?

— Washington Environmental Council

Rainwater Collection and Use in WA — Washington Dept. of Ecology

Help young leaders win on climate: All Gifts will be MATCHED!
— Fundraiser by Our Climate

National Action

Resolved, The City Council declares a climate emergency and calls for an immediate emergency mobilization to restore a safe climate.”

-NYC City Council, June 26, 2019
Climate Mobilization

Tell Congress to declare a climate emergency now. — #climateEmergency

5 ways that Trump’s NAFTA 2.0 Threatens a Green New Deal — Sierra Club

2020 presidential candidates must debate environmental policy #climatedebate — Sign this Petition

Climate News

Local/Regional News

Growing Resilience in the Time of Climate Anxiety –
A presentation by Anna Goldstein:
recording and slides

Sightline’s Latest Original Work

National/International News

Arrests at protest over New York Times’ ‘unacceptable’ climate coverage — The Guardian

Police Arrest 70 Climate Change Protesters Outside New York Times — The Huffington Post

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Inspiration

July Meditation for Climate Emergency – Sun, Jul 14, 2019 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM PDT
— The Climate Mobilization