Even before Australia erupted in wildfire, the European Space Agency was asking,
“Is the earth on fire?,” as multiple fires burned across the globe.
Read more about 2019 fires, and fire-tracking via satellite, here.
Bill Joy has a plan to cut global carbon emissions in half
Solving the Climate Crisis Can’t Be Gamified — Kamp Solutions
Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming Burns
New York Times | Bill McKibben
Illustration by Matt Chinworth
What if the banking, asset-management, and insurance industries
moved away from fossil fuels?
Week 9: Try to go paperless for one day this week.
Take part: Jan. 26–Feb. 1, 2020
Olympic Peninsula Natural Climate Solutions Information Session
— Dungeness River Audubon Center – Monday, February 3rd
If you live in the U.S. and pay state sales or income taxes, then you are almost certainly funding fossil fuel companies
Yes, I will defend the Amazon
How can you be involved in the state legislative session?
- Climate at the Legislature — Continually updated during session
- Environmental Priorities Coalition email sign up — WA Environmental Council
- Sign up to be a Legislative Session Activist — WA Environmental Council
- Connect with Climate Solutions — Updates and action alerts!
- 350 WA Civic Action Team — Weekly e-mail about climate bills in process
Tell your Legislator to support a Clean Fuels Standard!
— Washington Environmental Council
Sign up to join a textbanking party near you — Greenpeace | #Climate2020
Of $18 billion that Congress appropriated in September for Puerto Rico for disaster relief, only $8 billion has been released — Daily Kos
The Trump Administration’s Attacks on Clean Water Safeguards Continue — Help Fight Back!
Protect Clean Water from Toxic Power Plant Coal Ash
Tell Amazon: respect your workers, respect the planet — Greenpeace
Stand with youth climate activists — Stand.earth
Sign the petition: Demand Trump’s BLM Acting Director William Pendley resign — Climate Hawks Vote
It’s time to stop supporting climate chaos with taxpayer money — 350.org
Researchers estimate an unprecedented 1 million common murres died along the Pacific Coast during the 2014-2016 ocean heat wave. Credit: Dave Walsh/VW Pics/Universal Images Group/Getty Images
Harvard Law Students Protest Law Firm Paul Weiss for Representing ExxonMobil — DemocracyNow! video
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Denies Standing to youth plaintiffs’ case in Juliana v. US
Dutch appeals court upholds
landmark climate change ruling
Netherlands ordered to increase emissions cuts in historic ruling that puts ‘all world governments on notice’ — The Guardian
Things We Can Do:
The Big Picture
Climate in Politics
Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster
(Just Don’t Call It Climate Change.) — The New York Times
Nature’s tiny solar panels
Note to her readers:This is the first in a series I’ve written on climate change for our local monthly newspaper. I wanted to go back to the basics of the science behind climate change.
I’ll post them in coming Yarns.