Hot Off the Wire — 9/9/2019

Opinion

“It can’t just be young people. It needs to be all of us.” — Yes!
Climate Colonialism: The Picture of Dorian’s Graves — September 05, 2019

Solutions

National Drive Electric Week is a great coast-to-coast celebration — Sierra Club
You can RSVP now to an event happening near you from Sept. 14-22

Be a Youth Ally in the Climate Strike and Beyond
Best practices for reducing the impact of adultism in institutions

What is Adultism, and Why is it a Problem?


Racial and Environmental Justice Survey
— Washington Environmental Council

Regional Actions

Port Angeles Climate Strike Friday, September 20 — Sign Up

Only 2 weeks to go until we #ClimateStrike
Sign up now to attend the Hype Webinar on Tuesday

Climate Strike Training Webinars — 350.org
September 11th: Opportunities & Challenges:
Bring your ideas and questions around Sept 20th-27th Organizing

Will You Invest in Climate-Friendly Farms Today? 
The CarbonWA Board is matching gifts up to $5,000! 

Spin Your Meter Backwards – Solar 101 — Power Trip Energy


Volunteers Needed to Help Plant Conifer Seedlings

  • WHEN: October 19, 2019 (Saturday) from 9:00 to noon
  • WHERE: Lake Aldwell Road (follow it to the end for parking), Port Angeles
  • REGISTRATION: Volunteers must pre-register to ensure we have enough tools and parking. Click on the button or call 360-775-3747, ext. 5.

Clallam Conservation District


Pull Together is a partnership of Sierra Club BC and RAVEN Trust

National Actions

Tell Blackrock’s CEO Larry Fink to stop financing the destruction of the Amazon
— Stand.earth

The Amazon is on fire, but Big Banks should feel the heat — MoveOn

Tell Brazil’s
President Bolsonaro –
Stop the Amazon Rainforest Fires!
— NRDC Action

Tell CNN:
Lift up voices of those most affected by the climate crisis — Peoples Climate Movement

Trump’s EPA has already tried THREE times to roll back methane regulations — NRDC

Urge House Reps. to VOTE YES on HR 1146 — Wilderness Watch
the “Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act!”

Local/Regional News

PRESS RELEASE — Puyallup Tribe tells agency to deny Tacoma LNG Permit
Posted on: August 27, 2019

News from the Nest
The Secret Life of Methane

National/International News

Dr. Mann’s new MOOC: Climate Change: The Science and Global Impact
Massive Open Online Course is Free

Elizabeth Warren adopts Inslee’s Climate Plan:
“I’m challenging every other candidate”- to do same — Daily Kos

After DNC Rejects Climate Debate, CNN Hosts Climate Forum
— DemocracyNow! video

Hurricane Dorian’s speed and path match predictions of Dr. Jennifer Francis from 2012… — Daily Kos

Alaska’s Sea Ice Completely Melted for First Time in Recorded History — TruthOut

“Staggering” Death Toll Feared in Bahamas as Thousands Remain Missing After Hurricane Dorian — DemocracyNow! video

Quinnipiac University Poll
56 percent of registered voters say that climate change is an emergency,
while 42 percent do not.

  • Democrats say that climate change is an emergency 84 – 14 percent,
  • independents say the same 63 – 36 percent
  • Republicans say that climate change is not an emergency 81 – 18 percent
  • Among 18 to 34 year old voters, who may expect to be the most affected by climate change, 74 percent say that climate change is an emergency, while 24 percent do not.

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Inspiration

Stormwater, orcas,
and riding transit

How can riding transit help you
be an orca hero?