Hot Off the Wire — 1/17/2020


League of Women Voters of Washington
2020 Legislative Session Expectations

Rewriting the Rules about the Environment, Energy, and Agriculture
How the bills undermine protections for our environment
— The Center for Media and Democracy


Week 8: Celebrate
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy
by getting out and serving others

Your Guide to Climate Action — The Audubon Society

Recycling in the United States is broken
So, how can we fix the system?
–New York Times – Climate Fwd:

Regional Actions

Youth Climate Lobby Day

Join us in Olympia, WA on Friday, January 24th
to demand that our legislators act boldly on climate

Become a Legislative Session Activist
Sign up to take action this Legislative Session

— Washington Environmental Council and Washington Conservation Voters

Help the 350 WA Civic Action Team lobby for Climate Action —

Contact your legislators today and tell them that Washington State must lead on climate
Climate Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy

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

Governor Inslee wants your input!

Restore salmon, save orca, & strengthen communities
–The Sierra Club

— Washington Environmental Council

High School and Middle School Summit 2020
Application DEADLINE JANUARY 16TH AT 11:59PM

We are not #GenZ. Instead, we are #GenGND.
Not a student but want to support this summit?

National Actions

Please make your voice heard on Capitol Hill now
Help save the Tongass National Forest before it’s too late — NRDC Action Fund

Greenpeace All-Volunteer Webinar Party recording is now available.

Don’t let Trump silence the American people and embolden polluters
— NRDC Action Fund

Add your name now to make Exxon pay for Australia — Greenpeace

Sign the Petition to World Leaders:
The Time for Action on Climate Change is Now

You want to Solve the Climate Crisis
Learn how to become a Climate Reality Leader

Las Vegas, Nevada – March 8-10

Wall Street is Financing Climate Destruction
New effort is challenging Chase Bank

Social Media Toolkit for sample posts & Tweets

Local/Regional News

About the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits FundPortland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund (PCEF)

The Fund was created by a local ballot measure that is anticipated to bring $54 – $71 million in new revenue for green jobs and healthy homes for all Portlanders

Sightline’s Latest Original Work

National/International News

Fossils Brace for Scrutiny as Carney Warns Half of World Oil Reserves Could Become Worthless as Stranded Assets — The Energy Mix

“Stop the Money Pipeline”:
150 Arrested at Protests Exposing Wall Street’s Link to Climate Crisis
— DemocracyNow! video

What’s Up with Banking and Climate

Climate in Politics

Interrupting the bad news with kindness

A Democrat and a Republican were on a plane
It sounds like a set-up to a political joke, doesn’t it?
It’s actually real.


Carbon dioxide: nature’s tiny solar panels
more to come

Let’s go back to the basics of the science behind climate change.

Nan Bray is an oceanographer and climate scientist who has farmed superfine merinos near Oatlands since 2000

Burning Worlds

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