In Juliana v. U.S., 21 young Americans assert that their government knowingly endangers their lives by permitting, subsidizing, and otherwise orchestrating the continued promotion and use of fossil fuels. Through these actions, the federal government has recklessly and deliberately allowed atmospheric CO2 concentrations to reach levels unprecedented in human history
We need to establish a durable framework, lasting across generations, that sets the constitutional limits and requirements of all subsequent legislation and executive actions of the political branches respecting a safe climate.
Look at the efforts of our Congress, right now, as they struggle to pass legislation that only partially begins to address the climate crisis, only to be stymied by individual political agendas and lobbyist interests.
Congress alone will not save us. The President alone will not save us. By their nature, these offices are politically driven and influenced by the monied lobbyists in our political system.
We need the durable protection of a judicial declaration – one that declares that our U.S fossil fuel-based energy policy is unconstitutional – to protect our climate and our children.
How it’s already affecting your health, home and safety — and what you can do about it.
Sign the Climate Petition to AARP
Join us at the Bioneers 2021 virtual conference to learn how bold leaders are guiding us toward solutions.
Rally for Climate Change Policy
Millions around the world will be rallying in support of action for Climate Change policy from world leaders.
We will join them with our signs and voices on the “Global Day For Climate Justice”.
This year is a crucial opportunity to achieve pivotal, transformational change in global climate policy and action.
Saturday, November 6
The triangle at the local Co-Op
in Port Townsend
Every region on earth is now being impacted by intensifying climate change. This is most definitely a world-wide issue.
The United Nations Climate Change Conference…aka COP 26, Starts October 31st through November 12th, in Glasgow, United Kingdom. COP is the “Conference of the Parties”, and as of 2019, 197 countries were the Parties. COP has met yearly, since 1995. In the past, COP has been instrumental in adopting the Kyoto Protocol and more recently, the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
Give consumers an extra $4,500 tax credit for buying a union-made electric vehicle made in the U.S.
. . . to discuss and advocate for policies and activities that support the transition to transportation electrification.
The Puget Sound Partnership, a state-sponsored regional collaboration of governments, organizations, businesses, and individuals to protect and restore Puget Sound, is working on their 2022-26 Strategic Plan, and they have already adopted 31 strategies for Puget Sound recovery, 3 of which (#18-20) deal with climate change.
They are holding workshops to get public input.
You can add this line to any of the messages you send:
Please do something about the recent grave concerns from scientists
about both Infrastructure Bills’ Carbon Footprint.
Pass the historic Build Back Better Act now.
You can also mention Forestry and Fossil Fuel giveaways
Sign and send the petition:
Build Back Better Act must include the strongest climate protections possible
— Daily Kos
Because the Virginia elections outcome could determine the future of President Biden’s climate agenda.
Together, we can show the power of the movement to implement a global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty –
in our own words for COP26.
The 2022 midterm elections are only a year away, and a lot is on the line — donate now
CODE RED: the time for climate action is NOW
Will you tell these companies this banner was meant for them?
— Rainforest Action Network
BankTrack research sheds new light on finance for fossil fuels by Equator banks.
In case you missed it:
Different Roles, Same Struggle:
An Invitation to Save the Planet by Ending White Supremacy
— The Sierra Club
Lawmakers in Washington D.C. plan to question top officials at the U.S. Forest Service in the wake of an NBC Bay Area investigative series, which raised serious safety questions about a century-old fire-fighting practice that some scientists now believe may be to blame for faster and hotter wildfires across California.
Restoring Whales to Their Pre-Hunted Numbers Could Capture 1.7 Billion Tons of CO2 a Year
— Lottie Limb / EuroNews
“Steven is supposed to report to prison today in what will go down as one of the gravest miscarriages of justice in American history. Chevron has been allowed to purchase our courts, and the White House and the Justice Department are silent.”
– U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib
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October 25 — New York City public schools are getting solar panels.
October 26 — The U.S.’s second-largest car rental company is betting big on a greener fleet.
October 27 — The E.U.’s biggest pension fund is moving away from fossil fuels.
October 28 — The White House has a climate plan.
October 29 — The Biden administration is reestablishing protections for endangered species.
and other climate notes as we head towards Glasgow
— Bill McKibben
On Thursday, Nov. 4, climate leaders from around the world join Washington Post Live to assess the goals for the summit.
Amy Brady interviews Marjorie B. Kellogg, author of the new Climate Fiction book about NYC in the near future.
“The millennia of experience that Indigenous Australians bring to this vitally important activity can guide us in enhancing native biodiversity. “