Draft Proposals for Public Comment
available from the Washington Climate Assembly
PBS News Hour
To Meet Ambitious Emissions Goals, Large Food Companies Are Looking to Lock Carbon in Soil
— Smithsonian Magazine
The key to beating fossil fuel corps? Global collaboration
Litigants need to model the strategy that brought down Big Tobacco: Share everything.
Biden sets an ambitious goal to protect 30 percent of US lands and waters
— Popular Science
“A new partnership between Tazo Tea and the nonprofit American Forests is tackling the lack of tree cover in low-income neighborhoods and neighborhoods of color.”
— Alexandria Herr, at Grist
The Cornucopia Institute
Through research and investigations on agriculture and food issues, provides needed information to family farmers, consumers and other stakeholders in the good food movement and to the media.
New Rules for Fossil Fuels: Protecting WA Communities
Climate Justice is Protecting Community Health
Tuesday, Mar. 9
Centering Frontline Communities
Tuesday, Mar. 23
Rep. Mike Simpson puts forward a groundbreaking proposal for the LSRDs
Rep. Kilmer supports plan that asks
four NW Governors to decide on LSRDs breaching
Support Washington STRONG
Listen as Representatives Sharon Shewmake, Emily Wicks, and David Hackney talk about why they cosponsored this bill
LEAGUE of WOMEN VOTERS
FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS EFFECTS
- Climate Change | Two climate bills are ready for floor votes in the legislature
- Energy | Energy bills this session mostly focused on reducing climate change.
- Natural Resources | Forest bills made it out of fiscal committees!
- Transportation | A new transportation budget will be adopted this year and emphasis will be on reducing the net impact of transportation systems on climate change.
Join the Meeting
ID: 850 6588 5731 — Passcode: 902181
Environmental Justice talks being given
at Western Washington University
Four Mondays at Noon — Feb. 28 – Mar. 21
Creating a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle pilot sales and use tax exemption program.
Background on Renewable Hydrogen
- Renewable hydrogen could play a key role in Washington’s clean-energy future (Seattle Times, 12/15/20)
- Committee passes Hawkins bill to promote hydrogen-powered vehicles
- Hawkins email newsletter: NCW continues to lead on clean energy (Dec 2020)
- First Toyota, Kenworth hydrogen trucks headed to customers (Dec 2020)
Please contact your state legislators
- How to find your legislative district
- How to contact your legislators
- Message: Please pass SB 5000 (hydrogen vehicles)
Call on the Biden Administration to Save America’s Largest Wild Forest
Help Save America’s Birds
Please send your message before the March 1 comment deadline. — NRDC
The North Face, Lululemon and Columbia
must go coal free
Calendar Jam: Tell Bank CEOs to Defund Line 3
EPA awards 3 companies $220M for cleanup of abandoned uranium mines on Navajo Nation
— KUTV Salt Lake City
A dam good example of collaboration on California water issues
The Klamath Dam removals are a test case for stakeholders working together to better manage water in the West.
Thursday, March 25 | 5 — 5:45 pm
Local and Regional Newsletters
Maersk will launch the first-ever carbon neutral container ship by 2023
“If you don’t do this, 10 years from now we risk becoming irrelevant,” Morten Bo Christiansen, vice president and head of decarbonization at Maersk, told Bloomberg. “Our customers need us to do this.”
What share of global CO2 emissions come from aviation?
“Flying is a highly controversial topic in climate debates. There are a few reasons for this.”
— Our World in Data
Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz triples its electric car sales as CEO predicts a ‘transformative’ decade
Celebrating Black History Month
Meet the Black leaders in the Biden-Harris Administration tackling climate and environmental justice.
4 questions about weather-driven power outages, answered
— PBS News Hour
A scientific blueprint to tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution emergencies.
Fossil Fuel Shock Doctrine:
Naomi Klein on Deadly Deregulation & Why Texas Needs the Green New Deal
— DemocracyNow! interview
Spending more than 20 minutes in a car exposes drivers and passengers to scary-high levels of carcinogenic chemicals used in vehicle manufacturing like benzene and formaldehyde
Russian Gas Tanker Shows Arctic Is Navigable Year-Round Now
Every day, the Arctic slips further into an unstable state.
The American Gas Association, a trade group funded by customers’ utility bills, has helped orchestrate state laws that block towns and cities from encouraging electric appliances in buildings.
Last week’s winter storm in Texas was responsible for the emission of 3.5 million pounds of excess pollutants
Climate in Politics
The United Nations Security Council declined on Tuesday to recognize climate change as a threat to global security