Climate Action Priorities
developed from the cities that have actually reduced GHG emissions
— People for Climate Action
A panel discussion on policy, equity, technology and sustainability
Supercharging Cascadian Decarbonization
Four antidotes for the poison pill in Northwest energy building finance laws.
— Sightline Institute
Northwest Climate Goals are at Odds with a few State Energy Efficiency Rules
Recommending targeted fixes to Oregon and Washington utility incentives.
— Sightline Institute
Critics question B.C.’s growing fossil fuel subsidies in wake of dire new climate change report
‘It’s as if we’re paying someone to go around and throw gasoline on the ground,’ analyst says
Making Sense of Oregon’s 2020 Fire Season
Seattle Now: Climate change is changing Seattle summers
We’re heading towards the second heat wave of the summer, and smoke from West Coast wildfires is finally arriving. Today, we revisit a conversation about how wildfires and climate change are impacting summer, and our relationship with this place.
— KUOW | NPR
Local and Regional Newsletters
Take Action: Tell President Biden to Champion Federal Voting Rights Reforms
Tell Biden: We Need Clean Cars Now
— CENTER for BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
“Do what’s right. End all fracking now.”
— Climate Hawks Vote
Demand an end to human rights violations and the destruction of the Amazon rainforest
TELL BIDEN: WALK AWAY FROM WILLOW DRILLING DISASTER
Tell Chubb to stop insuring Trans Mountain
Sign the petition: Stop the Line 3 pipeline
— Rainforest Action Network
IPCC Press Conference (on YouTube)
Too late for indigenous climate justice:
Ecological and relational
— Climate Science
Federal program to cut bus emissions gets a Senate mandate: Some buses must pollute
The 42-word passage shows the difficulty of getting the federal government fully behind efforts to address emissions and climate change.
— The Washington Post
Cartoonists’ ‘Code Red’ caricatures of new IPCC report
An analysis of how editorial cartoonists portrayed the new IPCC Sixth Assessment Report on physical science.
— Yale Climate Connections
The Struggle for Life Camp Is a Movement for Our Future
The mobilization reunites members of 120 nations to fight against the erasure of Indigenous history and sovereignty in Brazil
— Amazon Watch
#StopTheMoneyPipeline banner drop in Grand Teton National Park
Demark’s journey toward sustainability
Sept. 2 | 6:30 — 7:30 am PT
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Upcoming Climate Week Events
August 23 — A company in Sweden has produced fossil fuel–free steel.
August 24 — It turns out that banning CFCs was great news for the climate.
August 25 — A ‘David v. Goliath victory’ in Cancer Alley
August 26 — The world’s largest shipping company is spending $1.4 billion on cleaner ocean vessels.
August 27 — Congress might actually put the U.S. on the path to meet the Paris Agreement.
A note to my Yarns from the Farm Readers—I’ve started another series for our local newspaper on biodiversity…”Cheers, Nan
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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. “