Hot Off the Wire — 12/27/2019

Opinion

Solutions

Week 5: Make your New Year’s
resolution an environmentally
sustainable one…for example, keep
following this plan
Take part: Dec. 29, 2019–Jan. 4, 2020

Reversing global warming is possible

Introducing a free, 90-minute online course focused on solutions rather than problems

Regional Actions

We are standing for mother Earth and humanity, especially for the youth inheriting this future.

Join us on #FridaysForFuture
Noon to 1:00 at the Port Angeles downtown fountain

Jane Fonda continues a new round of protests on her 82nd birthday – Fire Drill Fridays
We Are in a Climate Emergency. I Have No Choice But to Put My Body on the Line.
— DemocarcyNow! interview

March 4 The Dams
March 1st to March 22nd, 2020

Walk from Portland to the Ice Harbor Lock and Dam to breach the four lower Snake River dams
— #WeAreTheOrca

Governor Inslee is looking to you, Take Action Now — Sierra Club Washington

Support a Clean Fuels Standard with the State Legislature & the PSCAA
We have two great opportunities to pass a Clean Fuels Standard, cutting our climate pollution from transportation, cleaning our air, and moving beyond oil. This was the biggest piece of the puzzle not solved in the 2019 State Legislature.

1. Contact the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency!
Please take a moment to let the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) know you are with them
2. Contact the State Legislature!  
Please call the Hotline and tell your legislators you want them to lead on climate and ensure we pass a strong Clean Fuel Standard this session:
HOTLINE: (800) 562-6000

National Actions

Yes, I will defend the Amazon! — Amazon Watch

Local/Regional News

Sightline’s Latest Original Work
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Climate on Tap
New Year’s Resolutions: How Will You Reduce your Carbon Footprint in 2020?
Monday January 6 at 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Finnriver Farm and Cidery; 124 Center Road, Chimacum

National/International News

Breaking the Ice:
Mapping a Changing Arctic

In this digest I have asked you to decry oil drilling in the Arctic. This infographic tells us what’s going-on up there.

Santa’s New Home:
The North Pole is Moving to Russia

The magnetic north pole is now moving so fast, that the World Magnetic Model (WMM) had to be updated urgently in 2019.
Is someone stealing Christmas?
Visual Capitalist

Every Coal Power Plant in the World (1927-2019)

See all the coal power plants in the world as they come online. It’s estimated that European coal power output could fall 23% in 2019 alone.
Visual Capitalist

What’s Up with Banking and Climate

Climate in Politics

Buttigieg: We Need A Real Climate Leader
Tell Mayor Buttigieg: We don’t have time for middle-of-the-pack climate plans

Climate Reporting in 2019: A Year of Warnings. And Also Hope.
— The New York Times

Inspiration

This fall, we invited the Sierra Club community to share their art and creativity with us to help us collectively grapple with the climate crisis and imagine a future with a Green New Deal

The New York Times listed
The Years Project 2014 TV series,
YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY“,
as a must-watch over the holidays