Become a Better Recycler
Come to Sierra Club’s October Meeting to Find Out How From These Experts!
Thursday, October 21 | 7PM
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How’s the battery in that used EV I’m considering?
What kind of range will I get now compared to when the car was new?
For better transportation through 2037!
Rubber, Meet Road:
Meeting Washington State’s Transportation Decarbonization challenge in the Decisive Decade
Nov 10 | 1:00 pm PT
Dammed to Extinction creators & musician Annie Sea create a video showcasing the plight of the Orcas
Rights of Nature for the
Southern Resident Orcas
Nov 17 | 12:00 — 1:00 pm PT
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Faced with the likely demise of a central pillar of President Biden’s agenda, the White House and outraged lawmakers are scrambling to find alternatives.
— The New York Times
Democrats have started signaling which parts of the White House agenda could be cut and which are likely to be approved.
Thanks to Joe Manchin, we’re on the edge of a devastating climate loss
— Bill McKibben
One knows the feeling
How Kyrsten Sinema, Once a Socialist, Is Now Obstructing the Democrats’ Progressive Platform
— DemocracyNow! interview
Social Media & Call Toolkit
President Biden: Hold Strong For the boldest Build Back Better Act!
Sign and send the petition:
Climate can’t wait. We need historic investments now.
As they currently stand, the Infrastructure bills would take us farther away from our climate target than we are currently, unless the logging provisions are removed and CEPP is restored.
Please send the Running Backwards report:
to your national representatives!
The West Virginia Senator reaps big financial rewards from a network of coal companies with grim records of pollution, safety violations, and death.
— The Intercept
Sen. Joe Manchin Demands Dems Drop Climate Funding as He Makes Millions from Coal
Ilhan Omar Blasts Manchin & Sinema for Siding with Big Pharma, Big Oil & Wall Street in Budget Talks.
Climate chaos or a clean energy future
That’s the choice before world leaders at COP26
Demand Cleaner Cars and No Industry Loopholes
— The Sierra Club
Sign and Send the Petition:
Pass the Freedom to Vote Act
— Climate Hawks Vote
The Freedom to Vote Act (FTVA) must pass
— The Sierra Club
Demand Congress address the plastic crisis before it overruns our planet.
— Friends of the Earth
Tell the EPA:
Protect the West’s National Parks from Polluters
Tell leaders of the US, UK and EU:
Fund the just transition everywhere
Support the 350.org team members in Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th U.N. Climate Summit.
Southern Environmental Law Center says
Human rights and environmental NGOs, alongside Indigenous organizations are calling on all banks to Exit Amazon Oil and Gas immediately
“People vs. Fossil Fuels”:
Over 530 Arrested in Historic Indigenous-Led Climate Protests in D.C.
EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan joins Washington Post Live to discuss the path forward to transitioning to clean energy.
Every day, hunger affects more than 700 million people. This live map from the UN highlights where hunger is hitting hardest around the world.
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October 18 —The Biden administration wants to increase community solar.
October 19 — California is saying goodbye to gas-powered lawn mowers.
October 20 — An industry that pollutes a ton finally announced a climate goal.
October 21 — The U.K. has a far-reaching plan to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.
October 22 — California is finally regulating its dirty little secret.
The world’s fifth biggest economy sharply restricts oil and gas drilling.
— Bill McKibben
Climate in Politics
Olympic National Park interpretive ranger graduates as Climate Change Artist
We are the eye of the storm, our human experiences translating each hurricane from hazard to disaster.Simona Clausnitzer
These images can be interpreted literally, as a hurricane and its numerous impacts, or they can be more symbolic: watching ourselves twist in a storm system of inequities that caused Puerto Rico to be without power for 328 days after María . . . “
“The millennia of experience that Indigenous Australians bring to this vitally important activity can guide us in enhancing native biodiversity. “