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CDC Dr. Walensky said those who want to schedule their appointment can text their zip code to “438829,” which will automatically show them several nearby vaccination sites they can choose from
We are in the midst of renegotiating the Columbia River Treaty with Canada, which will define the next 50 years . . .”
— Guest Columnist | OregonLIve
Western tribes already lacked water access.
Now there’s a megadrought
Why some tribal advocates and water experts are feeling hopeful. — Grist
California Governor orders fracking to be phased out
Write to President Biden today:
Ban fracking on public lands nationwide.
It’s our job to educate the public about the truth about gas and to mobilize communities to protect our health and future.
This resolution is the first state-level declaration of climate emergency in the United States.
— The Climate Mobilization
Help Protect the Western Arctic
— CENTER for BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
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Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé’s annual shareholder meetings just wrapped up with no REAL progress on ditching single-use plastic. — Greenpeace
Help to create 1.5 million new jobs with good pay and benefits.
— Climate Hawks Vote
Please join us for “YES! Presents: Solving Plastic” on
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U.S. promised Nez Perce fishing rights, but what if Snake River dams kill off fish?
— The Spokesman-Review | Spokane
Bold Proposal to Restore Snake River Salmon & Steelhead
— OutThere Outdoors
What a Waste: Trash, Recycling, and Protecting Our Planet
In this informative book on recycling for children, you will find everything you need to know about our environment. The good, the bad and the incredibly innovative. From pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling.
Local and Regional Newsletters
(01:29) So what if the climate is always changing, with Charles Goldman
(13:46) Life in the GOP post-Trump, with Charles Goldman
(26:20) Red-state Iowa lands a big — ouch — story in the NY Times, with Charles Goldman
(39:10) The confluence of clothing and climate = slow fashion, with Anesa Kajtazovic
(51:25) Monitoring our worsening drought, with Kathy Byrnes
There’s a New Definition of ‘Normal’ for Weather
— The New York Times | Interactive
America’s energy needs and challenges have never been more vital. All forms of renewable energy will play a critical role in addressing those needs. Generating energy that produces little or no greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels is part of the effort to diversify the energy supply and impacts all communities, including the underserved and underfunded. Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers talks with White House national climate advisor Gina McCarthy on Wednesday, May 19 at 8:30 am PT about the economic effect, as well as societal impact, of a greater emphasis on renewable energy.
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May 10 — Southern California is cracking down on warehouse pollution.
May 11 — The Biden administration has weighed in on a proposed scrapyard in Chicago.
May 12 — Large-scale offshore wind will soon be a reality in the U.S.
May 14 — The U.S. is dropping Trump’s Arctic offshore drilling proposal.
If you can’t say somethin’ nice, don’t say nothin’ at all.
—Thumper from ‘Bambi’
“Surprisingly, there are several nice things I can say about gorse, despite its notorious dominance in the woody weed stakes for Tasmania.”