Hot Off the Wire — 11/07/2019

Rising Seas will erase more cities by 2050

New study finds errors in rising sea level predictions: It’s much, much worse than anyone imagined — Daily Kos

Rising Seas Are Going to Drown Way More Cities Than We’d Thought: Study — Intellingencer

The Study – New elevation data triple estimates of global vulnerability to sea-level rise and coastal flooding — Nature

New Study: 300 Million Face Severe Risk of Climate-Fueled Coastal Flooding by 2050 — Democracy Now video

Opinion

LETTER: Doesn’t buy candidates and global warming hoax — Peninsula Daily News

World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency

12,000 Scientists deliver a third warning of Climate Calamity

Trump’s Worst Impeachable Offense Hurts the Whole World, and
A Worldwide Revolution Is Underway

To Address Climate Change,
We Need to Take Back the Supreme Court

Thom Hartmann on why we should use constitutional solutions to rescue our democracy from the agendas of billionaires and corporations.

Solutions

Our mission is to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.

Charge of the Enlightened Brigade — Robb Report
China becomes the innovator of clever solutions to the e-vehicle revolution’s Achilles Heel, battery charging.

Regional Actions

Celebrate the one year anniversary of
Portland Clean Energy Fund by
joining us for a webinar!
Nov 21, 2019 5 pm PST

Join the Green New Deal Action Team!
It’s a tough assignment; have a glass of cider and discover,
“How Do You Talk Respectfully With Others About Climate Change?”

Monday, Dec 2 2019, 6:00pm – 8:00pm PST
Finnriver Cider Garden, Cidery Taproom & Orchard — 124 Center Road, Chimacum, WA

National Actions

Register to host a Climate Strike today — Youth Climate Strike Coalition

Dozens of youth leaders help at grand opening of new Chase branch in St. Paul with a Die-in

Yesterday, the Keystone pipeline spilled again — Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council — Use this form to send an email to the PSC

Add your name to demand all presidential candidates make climate change a priority — Daily Kos

Please consider making a donation to the NRDC Action Fund

Ask your senators and representative to help fight climate change by including the Paris climate agreement in the USMCA — NRDC Action Fund

Tell Congress: Reclaim your war powers and say NO to Trump’s troop deployment to Syrian oil fields! — Win Without War

It’s time to make Big Oil pay — 350.org

Keystone XL Comment Period — 350 Action
This is your last chance for official comment on Keystone XL.

Ask the UN to hold a People’s Climate Summit now — 350 Action

We are looking for Climate Emergency Organizers across the United States and Canada to help guide people who are launching new Climate Emergency campaigns in their communities.

Click here to fill out an application

Creation Justice Webinar Series — United Church of Christ
November 14th at 1 pm ET

Local/Regional News

Jay Inslee Isn’t Going Away — Rolling Stone

California is on track to miss its climate targets—by a century
— MIT Technology Review
And it’s likely to get harder, not easier, for the state
to achieve ever deeper cuts in emissions.

Fueled by Climate Change, California’s Raging Wildfires Are Threatening Vulnerable Communities First — DemocracyNow! video

COP 25 moved from Santiago, Chile to Madrid, Spain

National/International News

“The Pollinators”: New Film Shows How Decline of Bee Colonies Could Mean Collapse of Food Chain — DemocracyNow! video

Brazil environment: Vast oil spill hits dozens of beaches — BBC News

Plaintiffs thank U.S. House for passing first-step Chaco protection bill
— Western Environmental Law Center

Bill McKibben on U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Accord, California Fires, Climate Refugees & More — DemocracyNow Interview

Western Banks Funding Saudi Aramco IPO Betraying Climate Change Promises, Environmentalists Warn — Newsweek

Rachel Maddow Takes On the Oil Industry — New York Times Book Review by Fareed Zakaria
BLOWOUTCorrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth — By Rachel Maddow

Inspiration

Japan Just Built a Supercar Out of Wood (that weighs half as much as a traditional car) — Robb Report

Inside the Ministry of the Environment’s Nano Cellulose Vehicle