Your foundation for strength and resilience
In this course, you’ll discover + learn about:
- Global warming myths and mistakes
- What regeneration means and why it’s key to ending the climate crisis
- Why this problem is for humans to solve, not just science
- The six frameworks for taking action
- Your personal, meaningful role in healing the planet
Commune with Jeff Krasno and Paul Hawken
This kind of range will change the charging paradigm.
— The Verge
Disagreements these days can escalate quickly, but with the wisdom to know what to say and how to say it—and the courage to nurture meaningful dialogue—your efforts will be worthwhile. Here are a few tips.
NRDC senior scientist Kim Knowlton explains how to stay in the fight—not throw up your hands.
Tips for discussing the basic facts, answering tough questions, and helping your kids cope with climate anxiety—even when you, too, are feeling overwhelmed.
Climate in Politics
Here’s some talking points you can use.
“I support a strong climate bill, and that means the Polluter Pays Climate Fund bill authored by Senator Van Hollen that imposes a fee on the largest fossil fuel companies. This $500 billion fund would work like the Superfund and would ensure that polluters pay for the mess they make — just like I learned in kindergarten. Please incorporate this pay-for into the Build Back Better bill.” (no link)
Tell your Senators to support an end to fossil fuel subsidies by passing the full Build Back Better deal.
Sign and send the petition:
SAY NO to big business lobbyists defending Trump tax cuts
— Daily Kos
You can leave a written message here.
Strong budget reconciliation legislation is our best chance to avert climate catastrophe.
— NRDC Action Fund
“The New IPCC Report – what it says and what it means for us”
Wed. October 6 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Clallam Transit to apply for 3 Electric Busses
Clallam Transit will be submitting an application through the WA State Department of Transportation for $5,177,000 to purchase 3 heavy-duty diesel (biodiesel-compatible) replacement buses, 3 electric heavy duty buses, and supporting charging infrastructure.
Clallam Transit System is also interested in hydrogen fuel, which will be studied next year. (no link)
Voices for the West webinar
Climate Mapping for a More Resilient West
Oct 12 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Local and Regional Newsletters
Are you a Chase, Wells Fargo,
Bank of America or Citibank customer?
Saturday, October 16th – Climate Justice: Principles of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Tell Chase executives:
Bankrolling Line 3 is destroying lives and the planet
— Rainforest Action Network
Make Polluters Pay
Chase: No More Greenwashing
— Rainforest Action Network
“Blah, Blah, Blah”:
Youth Climate Activists Slam Political Inaction at U.N. Summit Ahead of COP26
Do not miss Greta Thumberg’s assessment of our efforts so far!
Unextractable fossil fuels
in a 1.5 °C world
— A study published in the journal Nature
“. . . we find that nearly 60% of oil and fossil methane gas, and 90% of coal must remain unextracted to keep within a 1.5 °C carbon budget.”
What Do You Get for Beating Chevron in Court?
Amid an escalating crisis, the power source offers a dream—or a pipe dream—of limitless clean energy.
— The New Yorker
Ticking Time Bombs:
California Oil Spill Spurs New Calls to Ban Offshore Oil Drilling
— DemocracyNow! video
A daily newsletter by Grist
September 30 — The Biden administration is scrapping a rule to make drilling on public lands cheaper.
October 1 — Sacramento is breaking new ground with its air pollution monitoring system.
October 4 — Billionaires have pledged more money than ever before to protect our planet.
October 5 — A U.S. automaker is putting its money where its mouth is.
October 6 — The physicists who first explained climate change won a Nobel Prize.
October 7 — Pennsylvania is holding a pipeline company criminally accountable for pollution.
October 8 — President Joe Biden is restoring Bears Ears National Monument.
A useful reminder that good intentions and good outcomes are not always the same thing.
“The millennia of experience that Indigenous Australians bring to this vitally important activity can guide us in enhancing native biodiversity. “