We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
PBS News Hour
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday that schools can space students 3 feet apart.
The Longest Year: How the pandemic made inequality in America worse
Over the last year, the coronavirus pandemic became another reminder of just how unequal life in America is.
“At the end of 2020, more than 50 million people were facing hunger, up 15 million from the year before.”
Is it really just code for white people wishing to hold onto their way of life or to get “back to normal?”
— Scientific American
Top journalist David Roberts knows all about the barriers to tackling climate change, from the filibuster to the fossil fuel companies. But he also knows there’s a way forward.
Subscribe to Volts,
David’s new newsletter on clean energy and politics.
ICYMI: Fixers Maeve Higgins and Thanu Yakupitiyage talk climate and immigration justice on International Women’s Day.
The Clean Fuel Standard Needs Your Attention Today!
Hearing Saturday at 10:00 am.
Wednesday, March 31 | 6:00 — 7:30 pm PT
Snake River Vision Project:
Imagining a free-flowing lower Snake
for the Inland Northwest
Women’s History Month
The killing of six Asian women in Atlanta is the culmination of 150+ years of anti-Asian xenophobia and racism and deeply intertwined misogyny. Across the country, there have been more than 3,700 anti-Asian hate crimes over the last year, with women reporting hate incidents 2.3 times more than men. For more information on how to support AAPI communities, #StopAsianHate, and be an ally in this fight, please check out these resources and consider donating to frontline community organizations today:
MUFG and Chase: Stop funding climate chaos
— Rainforest Action Network
Climate in Politics
Four important decisions will impact the forests, lands and waters of tribal nations.
— High Country News
Sign the petition:
It’s time to eliminate the filibuster!
— Climate Hawks Vote
Asked to describe the Broads, Debra Ellers referred to orca pods, “I liken the Broads to the matriarchs of the orcas”
— E&E News
Local and Regional Newsletters
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focuses on the Global Day of Action on March 19th!
A daily newsletter by Grist
March 17 — COVID-19 relief package prioritizes environmental justice
March 18 — State attorneys general are challenging Trump-era energy efficiency rollbacks
March 19 — Britain is halfway to its goal of net-zero emissions
March 22 — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is putting pipelines to the climate test
March 23 — The U.K. is very nearly entirely off coal power
March 24 — 1,300 cities worldwide are transitioning away from fossil fuels
“In the next few Science Insights we’ll explore the meaning and importance of biodiversity—literally “life variety”. We’ll put it into context in Tasmania’s agricultural as well as world heritage environments, and examine ways to preserve and enhance it.”
“…mamas teach their babies where to find what they need, and how to know when to eat which plants.”