Hot Off the Wire — 6/19/2021

Solutions

Fridays for Future. Name wrapped around sketched globe on green circle.

Newsletter For Future

Edition 3

This brand new edition includes one additional article as well as new French translations! Expect more translations in the following months. We cover the topics of eco-ableism within society and the falsehood of ‘net zero’.

How to Raise Climate-Resilient Kids
— Yes! Magazine

Man holding daughter in forest.
Photo by Ippei Naoi/Getty Images

Regional Actions

Stop Insuring Trans Mountain

Week of Action


Insist insurers drop Trans Mountain
— Stand.earth


Tell Liberty Mutual to drop Trans Mountain!
— Greenpeace

Emu and other standing beside a pipeline.

Pipeline’s insurers have not responded to the Trans Mountain Week of Action
It’s time to ratchet-up the pressure!

Click here to flood insurers’ phone lines!


Raven Trust Logo

Stand with Heiltsuk Coast Heroes 

Local/Regional News


National Actions

Alaska Wilderness League logo. Mountains over text

Virtual Rally for the Arctic Refuge

The Biden admin has taken action to protect the Arctic Refuge, but those protections aren’t permanent.

Thursday, June 24 | 12 noon PT


Remind President Biden:
I’m counting on you to protect the world’s oceans

Child above Mother whale, near the surface.
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Direct Congress:
End federal fossil fuel subsidies now

Stop Fossil Fuel Subsidies. Support the End Polluter Welfare Act.
— Climate Hawks Vote

Public Electric Power For The People
— Climate Hawks Vote

National/International News

“Our House Is on Fire”:
Activists Urge G7 to Immediately Address Climate, Vaccine Apartheid & Poverty
— DemocracyNow!


An Indigenous Systems Approach to the Climate Crisis

Climate justice means centering the Indigenous communities who have been on the ground implementing regenerative solutions.
— Stanford Social Innovation Review

Rise for the Earth!

Indigenous movement mobilizes against Brazilian congressional bills that would legalize land grabbing and expand extractive industries on Indigenous lands.
— Amazon Watch

New Report: Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss Must Be Tackled Together, Not Separately

The two leading science groups studying ecosystems and climate urged protection of carbon-rich habitats and warned against solutions to warming that lower species diversity.
— Inside Climate News


Film: 8 Billion Angels

Watch the film between June 17 and June 24
Saving Life on Earth webinar on
Thursday, June 24 | 4 pm PT

Population Fact
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POP X

Population & Sustainability
A program of the Center for Biological Diversity



Opinion

Democracy Now. Beaking the sound Barrier. Amy and Denis.

Power in Numbers:
Water Protectors Rally Against the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline

The Fallacy of Our Carbon Footprint

Big Oil says citizens should do more to stop climate change.
— Yes! Magazine

Inspiration

Mind & Life Institute banner

“Evolution of the Heart” Film Release
to Honor the Dalai Lama’s Birthday

Evolution of the Heart film release.

Yarns from the Farm blog.
Nan Bray sitting with her shepherd dog, in front of her sheep and hillside in Tasmania, AU.

A note to my Yarns from the Farm Readers—I’ve started another series for our local newspaper on biodiversity…”

Cheers, Nan

View the Biodiversity Series
View A Climate Basics Series


A peaceful river scene with trees overhanging.

6. Enhancing Biodiversity: An Ounce of Prevention —
Taming the Virus

I got so excited about getting my vaccination, I decided to write this article for our local newspaper, rather than the one I was planning for this issue. Getting my jab makes it possible for me to do a long-planned hike in the Northern Territory, and under the new rules.”
Image is copyright from David Houlder, used by permission.