Winning the War for Truth
An Interactive Workshop with Mark McDermott
August 2 | 7:00 pm
— Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action — PSARA.org
Is climate change happening faster than expected?
A climate scientist explains.
One to 2 degrees Celsius of warming can do a lot of damage. — Grist
The orchardist rescuing fruit trees in New Mexico
— High Country News
Floating wind farms offshore could boost California’s power supply – here’s how they work
Learning from Nature’s Strategies
A discussion exploring Biomimicry with Janine Benyus.
— Pachamama Alliance
Congressional District Three and Six
Redistricting Public Outreach Meeting
July 26 | 7:00 p. — 9:00 pm
Agents of Change: Direct Action Training Series
August 2 | 6-7:30 pm
at Jefferson Park, Seattle
We had a good day on traditional Nimiipuu territory—the first stop on the #RedRoadtoDC.
Drought in the Klamath Basin Inflames a Decades-Old War Over Water and Fish
Drought has long fueled tensions between growers, who depend on the water for irrigation, and the Klamath Tribes, who hold two protected fish species as sacred.
— Inside Climate News
Dusty snow is making the western drought worse
How to help relieve drought? Limit the growing amount of dust blowing from deserts to mountains, where it melts the snowpack and robs rivers of water.
— National Geographic
Californians scramble for fresh water as taps, wells run dry
— PBS News Hour
Civic Minds + Creative Hearts
Community members are invited to join for a night of art, science, and education
July 29 | 6-8:30 pm
Conservation From Here
Join us for 2 weeks of art, nature, exploration and outdoor fun with daily half day session for ages 7-12.
Local and Regional Newsletters
Support the Civilian Climate Corps
Examining the Potential for a
Civilian Climate Corps
— House Natural Resources Committee Democrats
We have exactly six weeks to knock off Trans Mountain’s remaining insurers
Tell Interior Sec. Deb Haaland: We need swift, bold action toward ending all fossil fuel extraction
Tell your Senators: Abolish the filibuster
The filibuster is standing in the way of progress that people are demanding. Send a letter to your senators to tell them to end the filibuster in order to stop voter suppression and protect our climate.
Top 10 banks and insurers:
Commit to real climate action NOW
— Rainforest Action Network
Tell Biden: nominate a climate leader as Fed Chair
What’s your role in the Green New Deal future? Take the quiz to find out.
— Sunrise Movement
It doesn’t take a scientist with a degree in climatology to see that something is deeply, deeply wrong with our planet
Michael Mann on “The New Climate War” & the Fight to Take Back the Planet
— DemocracyNow! video
‘No One Is Safe’: Extreme Weather Batters the Wealthy World
— The New York Times
How do States Plan to Meet their Climate Commitments?
Assessment of U.S. Climate Alliance States’ Climate Action Plans
— Climate XChange
What do you know about the Amazon Rainforest?
A daily newsletter by Grist
July 19 — Public schools across the nation could get a climate upgrade.
July 20 — Democrats are serious about a Civilian Climate Corps.
July 21 — The Trump shower rule is getting reversed.
July 22 — Greenland will keep it in the ground.
July 23 — Regulators in California just delivered on a promise to help frontline communities breathe easier.
Have you ever wondered why tea preparation and traditions are different in England and Arabia?
tea / ‘tee /— Visual Capitalist
Tea traveled along two separate routes from China to Europe in the seventeenth century.”
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
7. Enhancing Biodiversity 2: Grazing
“. . . grazing in farmland and bush is, like chocolate and carbon dioxide, a good thing in moderation.”