Hot Off the Wire — 9/4/2021

Protecting our Planet - Sept. 9 at Noon PT

Thursday, Sept. 9 | 12:00 pm PT

Local/Regional News

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Forest Defense is Climate Defense

A network of organizations and activists working at the intersection of forest defense and climate justice

Guiding Principles

  • Forest Defense is Community Defense
  • Forest Defense is Climate Defense
  • Leadership from Frontline and Indigenous Communities
  • Transformation, not Reformation
  • Embrace Real Solutions
  • End Corporate Exploitation
  • Advance a Just Transition

The Colorado River Runs Again

“It’s not only about wildlife, or birds and trees. It’s also about the people.”
— Yes! Magazine

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Calendar
September 2021

National Actions

Help us let Biden know that climate talk means nothing without putting a stop to Line 3
— Rainforest Action Network


President Biden: Build Back Fosssil Free.

People vs. Fossil Fuels

October 11 — 15

This October, thousands of people will come to DC to demand that President Biden end the fossil fuel era.


Tell Congress: Go Big on Climate. Closeup of Eagle face.
— Climate Hawks Vote

Deadline Glasgow – Defund Climate Chaos
— Climate Hawks Vote


Biden Administration failure to act on plastic pollution is a dumpster fire for the planet. 

Greenpeace US tours Washington, D.C. with a flaming dumpster to demand President Biden act on tackling our plastic crisis at home and endorse a Global Plastics Treaty NOW. The flaming dumpster visits the State Department.
Greenpeace US tours Washington, D.C. with a flaming dumpster to demand President Biden act on tackling our plastic crisis at home and endorse a Global Plastics Treaty NOW. The flaming dumpster visits the State Department.

LCV's Climate Action Watch Party - On Wednesday, September 22, 2021

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021


Razor Thin: A New Perspective on Earth’s Atmosphere

Razor Thin: A New Perspective on Earth’s Atmosphere
— Visual Capitalist

National/International News


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Creating Conversations and Encouraging Action about Climate Change.

A podcast about our kinship with animals. Koala mom and baby in pouch.
Photo by We Animals Media
LCV. League of Conservation Voters. Our earth is worth fighting for.

LCV, Climate Power August Activity Recap

More Than $14 Million Invested


Can the West learn to share renewable power?

— The Seattle Times

“A coordinated Western grid is needed to accelerate wind and solar installations and to expand access to imported renewable energy”

Status of Tribes and Climate Change (STACC) Report Summary

The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professional’s


Opinion

Inspiration


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 small fire in the Australian Bush.

9. Enhancing Biodiversity: Fire

“The millennia of experience that Indigenous Australians bring to this vitally important activity can guide us in enhancing native biodiversity. “