Smoke and COVID-19 drove us inside — but the air in there wants to kill you
The perils of breathing in 2020. — Grist
America’s Plastic Hour Is Upon Us — The Atlantic
The country is at a low point. But we may be on the cusp of an era of radical reform that repairs our broken democracy.
Froma Harrop: Climate crisis denial starts at the top
President Donald Trump said, “I don’t think science knows.”
Provocative and illuminating essays from women
at the forefront of the climate movement
What’s the Future of the Carbon Tax? — Yes! Magazine
A tax on CO2 emissions was long seen as a critical tool for tackling climate change. But it may be time for something bigger.
Week 44: Make sure you and three friends are registered to vote.
Take part: Sept. 27–Oct. 3, 2020
Visualizing the Range of EVs on Major Highway Routes
How far will an EV take you, and which vehicles are the most cost-effective per mile?
Tell the Army Corps: KXL Is a Risk to Our Water and Communities —
Deny the 404 Permit! — Sierra Club
Can you join us on Friday, October 2nd at 11-1230 PST / 2-330 EST for an Online Rally to hold the funders of tar sands accountable? — 350.org
Will you make a donation today and help us take the Trump administration to court to protect the Western Arctic? — Stand.earth
Climate on Tap series at FinnRiver is continuing on Zoom for now
This month’s topic is “Truth in 10”, Al Gore’s slide show on climate change!
October 5 | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
For further information email Laura Tucker
Lower Snake River Dams not critical – clean energy solutions will cover peak demand and protect salmon
U.S. Department of Agriculture Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement
for the Alaska Roadless Rule
We’ve run out of names for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season — CNN
We’ve run through the alphabet of named storms and on to Greek letters for only the second time since the naming of storms began in 1953.
We are excited to present our Free
International Art Contest
for kids ages 3 to 18
When Institutions Fail Us, People Power Remains — Yes! Magazine
Getting climate into the presidential debates
Climate disruption is here. Now what?
Climate in Politics
Support T’wina by joining WCV’s phonebank on 10/7
–Washington Conservation Voters
Vote Like the Planet Depends on It—Because It Does | Bill McKibben
— Yes! Magazine
Frontline on PBS — The Choice 2020 — Trump vs. Biden
Young evangelicals used to be skeptical of climate change.
Not anymore. And we’re voting.
This four-part series examines how easy it is to hack your mind and what you can do — PBS
Episodes 1-3 are available here
- 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.