Why Clouds Are the Key
to New Troubling Projections on Warming
By Fred Pearce | YaleEnvironment360
Recent climate models project that a doubling of atmospheric CO2 above pre-industrial levels could cause temperatures to soar far above previous estimates. A warming earth, researchers now say, will lead to a loss of clouds, allowing more solar energy to strike the planet.
Guest View: Timber is the coal of Oregon
By Ernie Niemi | The Register-Guard
Week 11: This Valentine’s Day
give a plant or local in-season flowers instead of roses
Take part: Feb. 9–15, 2020
Join us on #FridaysForFuture
Noon to 1:00 at the Port Angeles downtown fountain
OPAS Western Bluebirds and
Climate Watch Training
5:00 PM 6:00 PM
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Wild Birds Unlimited 275953 U.S. 101 Sequim, WA
Climate Emergency Declaration Tracking Data
Global Climate Emergency Declarations
Worldwide: 1345 declarations within 26 countries + EU – 460% growth in 2019
US declarations: 82 declarations within 22 states – 812.5% growth in 2019
Big news: A Climate Emergency Declaration has been introduced in the Washington State House of Representatives, HB 2829 — The Climate Mobilization
Send in your public comment now to oppose these changes! — Sierra Club
Act now and send an email to the Board and Commissioner Franz!
— Washington Environmental Council
Abundance on a Dry Land,
explores rainwater harvesting techniques designed to achieve
sustainable food production in dry regions of the world.
Monday, February 10, 2020 — Port Townsend or Port Hadlock
FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE & ITS EFFECTS
Climate Change: *NEW UPDATES* Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enact measures to promote climate resiliency.
Energy: *NEW UPDATES* Advocate for clean and renewable sources.
Forests & Rivers: *NEW UPDATES* Protect our forests from wildfires and preserve as important carbon sinks. Protect our free-flowing rivers from dams, disturbance, and depletion.
We’re going to court
on behalf of state forests
Washington state should manage its public forests to benefit all the people. — Conservation Northwest
Protect our fisheries, Regulate Suction Dredge Mining — Sierra Club WA
Renewable Energy Guide – Renewable Energy 101
Renewable Energy Video
Hundreds of Greenpeace Climate Activists Shut Down BP Headquarters in London
using 500 solar panels
One thing that’s getting done:
Solar power for Navajo homes
FIVE STEPS TO AVOID DISCOURAGEMENT
WHILE CHANGING THE WORLD
By Eileen Flanagan | FREE Download
Inspiring Positive Change
This is 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.