Hot Off the Wire — 10/10/2019

Opinion

“No Winners on a Dead Earth”: Why We Need a Climate Leader in 2020
— Yes! Magazine David Korten posted Oct 01, 2019
The climate crisis is our common cause,
and we’ll need to elect a president that is willing to take it on.

The Three Most Important Graphs in Climate Change Jonathan Foley

Solutions

How to Identify People Open to Evidence about Climate Change — Resiliance.org

New Research Promises Electric Car Batteries That Last For a Million Miles — Gismodo

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Regional Actions

Send a message to Governor Inslee today:
Real climate leadership means no more fossil fuel projects!

Carbon WA’s campaign for climate-friendly farms and ranches needs your help!

Invest in Climate-Friendly Farming Today?

Join us in saying NO to Tim Eyman’s Initiative 976 — Washington Environmental Council

National Actions

Cathi Murray is a longtime resident of Pines, Indiana, home to a Superfund site with contaminated water.  She’s holding a photo of the coal plant that creates huge coal ash piles, which leak contaminants into Pines’ water that Cathi and her neighbors rely on.

Our planet vs. far right’s bullying lies — Avaaz

Help Expose and Stop the Disinformation Campaigns

Support the work to come

Our wildlife can’t wait — will you be their voice? — Sierra Club
Tell your members of Congress: Co-sponsor the PAW and FIN Conservation Act of 2019!

Tell General Electric to stop building coal plants overseas! — Sierra Club

Local/Regional News

11 climate activists arrested for trespassing after protests at Chase banks — KIRO 7 News

How climate change threatens our health in the Pacific Northwest
— the Seattle Times

This week, the
Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench
granted advance costs to
Beaver Lake Cree Nation
to allow it to proceed with its
“Tar Sands Trial” treaty case against
Canada and Alberta.

National/International News

Trump vs. California: — DemocracyNow! video
In Blow to Climate, U.S. Revokes State’s Stricter Auto Emissions Standards

Last Chance Alliance is a coalition of over 700 organizations that formed to address the ongoing climate, health, and environmental justice emergency caused by the oil and gas industry in California.