Trump vs. Masks:
Attacks on CDC, Doctors & Scientists Undermine a “Pillar of Pandemic Control” — DemocracyNow!
“They are incredibly important,” says Dr. Gandhi, a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco
When Good People Don’t Act, Evil Reigns — The New York Times
Stop thinking that the horrors of the world will simply work themselves out.
Out With Predatory Capitalism, In With a “Life Economy” — Yes! Magazine
Fires Prove the Climate Catastrophe Is a Constitutional Crisis Too — The Nation
The Electoral College and the Senate both marginalize states that are the hardest hit by climate change.
Week 41: Skip the dryer. Hang dry your laundry this week.
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Cruises cannot be permitted to set sail amidst a pandemic. Will you sign the petition calling on the CDC to extend its No Sail Order? — Stand.earth
Stronger than Storms: Climate and Just Recovery Forum — 350.org
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Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration — ProPublica
The Amazon Rainforest Is Burning Again.
Join Forces to Call for an #AmazonCeaseFire!
Amazon: commit to break up with fossil fuels — Greenpeace
As the Arctic thaws, Indigenous Alaskans demand a voice in climate change research — American Association for the Advancement of Science
Fielder Outlines Indigenous Wildfire Plan — SF Weekly
State Senate candidate Jackie Fielder wants California’s Indigenous tribes to play a much larger role in wildfire prevention, as they did before colonization.
Decolonizing Environmentalism — Yes! Magazine
Native Defenders Are Trying to Protect the Arctic Refuge—
And Their Way of Life — Mother Jones
Gwich’in elder Sarah James describes her efforts to fight drilling.
Dams Alter Nutrient Flows to Coasts
New models indicate how dams worldwide influence the mix of nutrients in river water reaching the ocean. As more dams are built, changing nutrient loads may adversely affect coastal ecosystems.
New Climate Maps Show a Transformed United States — ProPublica
A season of climate-fueled disasters
It’s Not Just the West.
These Places Are Also on Fire
Sierra Club Forum on the Environmental Law Program
Climate in Politics
Tell the Commission on Presidential Debates: Put climate change front
and center for Presidential Debates — Climate Hawks Vote
Boosting your local electoral work — 350 Action
Transmutation of Mind and Heart:
Meanderings from a Beach Walk
“This is a call for deep awakening and for aBy Jodi Riverstone | September 2020
transmutation of the mind and heart.”
- 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
- Runoff and Water Supplies
- Of Drought and Flooding Rains
- A Sunburnt Country
Note to Yarns from the Farm readers: This is the final regular article in a series on climate change that I’m writing for our local monthly newsletter, the Southern Midlands Regional News (SMRN). There will be a recap article in the next issue, that reviews the whole series. Previous articles can be found in the preceding Yarns from the Farm. The image above was taken after a major fire went through my property in January 2016. And a note to my non-Australian readership: this title and the previous one are taken from a much-loved poem, My Country, written by Australian Dorothea Mackellar at the age of 19, at the turn of the last century.