It Doesn’t Look Like the Protests Are Causing a COVID-19 Spike
What does that mean for other outdoor activities?
Justice Denied — Grist
Opinion: If you care about the planet, you must dismantle white supremacy
By Tamara Toles O’Laughlin on Jun 15, 2020
The Myth of Economic Sacrifice
We can afford to act on climate now.
By Sarah Lazarovic — Yes Magazine
Week 31: Become water wise in your home through mindful showering and dishwashing.
Take part: June 28–July 4, 2020
Tapping Into the Meatless Revolution
— Visual Capitalist
Take action now: Demand that the Trump administration protects people and public health — Washington Environmental Council
Send a public comment to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission and ask for rules that protect low-income folks in Washington? — Sierra Club
The East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) is set to be the longest heated crude oil pipeline in the world — BankTrack
Do not finance the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline! — 350.org
Make DC the 51st state, and deliver climate justice for all — 198 Methods
Tell Congress: No polluter handouts during the pandemic – support the ReWIND Act! — NRDC
Indigenous communities across the Ecuadorian Amazon are sheltering in place to avoid the spread of COVID-19, while also facing the largest oil spill in the last 15 years. They are now witnessing their homes, drinking water, and food sources being destroyed.
Join Meaningful Movies Port Townsend and our special guest filmmaker Shane Anderson
Online via Zoom
Monday, July 13, at 6:30 PM
After declaring a Climate Emergency in November, Ann Arbor, Michigan has drafted a $1 billion groundbreaking climate plan to get to carbon neutrality by 2030
— Michigan Live
How to Get Off Fossil Fuels Quickly—and Fairly — Yes Magazine
Arctic records its hottest temperature ever, 100.4° F.
As ‘Godzilla’ Sahara Dust Plumes Expected to Impact Areas Hit Hard by COVID-19 — CBS News
Historic Saharan dust plume that could turn skies milky will move into the US — CNN Weather
Scientists Alarmed About Siberia’s Record Breaking Winter and Spring Temperatures — Time Magazine
An aerial view of the city of Norilsk in Russia’s arctic region on June 6, 2020.
Kirill Kukhmar/TASS—Getty Images
How a Ruling on Gay and Transgender Rights
May Help the Climate
Also this week, how to help reinvent your workplace
- Carbon dioxide:
Nature’s tiny solar panels
- Take a deep breath
- Galileo Fixes Everything
- A Silver Lining
- If You Don’t Like the Heat,
Get Out of the Kitchen
- Rainfall, Evaporation and Desertification
This is a series I’m writing on climate change for our local monthly newspaper. I wanted to go back to the basics of the science behind climate change.