Presentation on Decarbonization for Rural Communities
Presentation slides from a briefing for members of the Mason County, WA League of Women Voters Climate Change Committee, by Eileen Quigley of the Clean Energy Transition Institute.
Two projects of CETI — Northwest Clean Energy Atlas and Decarbonizing Buildings with Equity Focus
The Neuroscience of Breaking Out of Negative Thinking (and How to Do It in Under 30 Seconds)
You brain is wired to focus on the negative. Here’s how to build a new, more positive, mindset anytime, anywhere.
A concept piece trying to visualize the words from Native American Floyd ‘Red Crow’ Westerman about the connection of the earth and spirituality
Helion prepares to build seventh fusion prototype
Will pulsed, non-ignition fusion be an answer to our energy needs in the future?
— World Nuclear News
Reviving traditional Apsáalooke water sources
Tribal scientists and community members are testing wells, solving plumbing problems and delivering clean water to their neighbors.
— High Country News
Avoiding a ‘Ghastly Future’:
Hard Truths on the State of the Planet
From Fires to Floods to Sea Level Rise, Human-Induced Climate Crisis Is Severely Disrupting Earth
“We have very real control of future warming, but we will not be returning to this global temperature.”
— DemocracyNow! interview
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Is a Return to the Old Way of Politics.
That’s A Problem for the Climate
— Time Magazine
By Michael E. Mann August 6, 2021
“A Code Red for Humanity”: Major U.N. Report Warns of Climate Catastrophe If Urgent Action Not Taken
Greta Thunberg: New IPCC Report Is a Wake-Up Call for All About the Escalating Climate Emergency
HOW DID WE GET HERE?
This video looks back at the last 10,000 years of climate stability and how the discovery of fossil fuels changed the course of humanity.
The UN report is scaring people. But what if fear isn’t enough?
“If you’re trying to get people to act on climate change, then fear is not going to do it.”
The climate crisis is also
a crisis of capitalism
Aug. 13, 2021 at 6:00 am, Updated
Aug. 13, 2021 at 11:29 pm
Is it possible to satisfy humanity’s universal needs fairly—and keep the world livable?
No time for half measures in climate change fight
— The Seattle Times
Going Back to Line 3:
Offering and Update
Why I’m spending my birthday driving
— and a free offering
Study reveals effects of extreme heat on tens of millions of Americans
Research shows more than a quarter of US population suffered ill health last summer, and it’s likely to get worse
— The Guardian
This is an urgent plea for your help!
Mr. President, only you have the power to stop the madness!
— The Seattle Times
Pierce County Rural Climate Dialogues event
View seven presentations on climate change effects in Pierce County
A 47 minute presentation by the North Olympic Land Trust and Jefferson Land Trust.
Local and Regional Newsletters
Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska has introduced a harmful amendment — amendment 3137 — to the budget bill that would prevent it from restoring protections to the Arctic Refuge.
Call your senators and tell them to vote NO!
After you call, please click here
so we can track your effort!
— Alaska Wilderness League
We erected a billboard in Senator Chuck Schumer’s neighborhood to confront him with a simple truth
Tell Ferrero to Drop Conflict Palm Oil
The connection is simple.
voting rights = higher turnout
higher turnout = more progessive legislators
more progressive legislators = climate action
Sign the petition: Eliminate the filibuster NOW and protect our freedom to vote.
— Climate Hawks Vote
Demand Climate Justice in House 1.2 trillion Infrastructure Bill
Tell Biden & the Financial Industry: Stop the Money Pipeline
The fossil fuel industry receives up to $20 billion dollars in direct subsidies per year
Tell your elected officials to stop using our tax dollars to support the companies responsible for the climate crisis.
Climate chaos is here.
Join us August 19 to find courage and community.
Stand with the water protectors
— Climate Hawks Vote
A Global Look at the Connections between Forests and Climate
Oct. 21 | 5:00 pm PT
— Rainforest Action Network
How Do States Plan To Meet Their Climate Commitments?
An Assessment of U.S. Climate Alliance States’ Climate Action Plans
A world of hurt: 2021 climate disasters raise alarm over food security
“From the grain heartland of Argentina to the tomato belt of California to the pork hub of China, extreme weather events have driven down output and driven up global commodity prices.”
‘Abolish these companies, get rid of them’: what would it take to break up big oil?
Communities on the frontline of the climate crisis say radical solutions must be on the table – before it’s too late
— The Guardian
A daily newsletter by Grist
August 9 — Offshore wind could be huge for steelworkers.
August 10 — Senate Democrats want to spend $400 billion on climate response measures.
August 11 — The Senate just passed a piece of Biden’s climate agenda.
August 12 — State officials want to make use of the fact that it’s always sunny in California.
August 13 — New York state’s pension fund is reevaluating $640 million of investments in oil and gas.
Mercator Misconceptions: Clever Map Shows the True Size of Countries
The map you grew up with is highly misleading, and here’s what you need to know.
— Visual Capitalist
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
8. Enhancing Biodiversity: Bush Tucker
“Indigenous knowledge about the biodiversity of the landscape is critical to our ability to adapt to the coming challenges of climate change. “