Fridays for Future

Join us every Friday 12 to 1 on the old Courthouse stairs, on Lincoln near 4th in Port Angeles. Bring signs on climate change or just join us as we follow the path of Greta Thunberg and show up every Friday to bring awareness of Climate Change. Masks and social distancing, of course.

Third Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Low CarbonProsperity Institute Back by popular demand, join us for the Future of Carbon Policy Forum. This year's event, the Third Annual, will be all virtual and will feature Helen Clarkson (CEO, The Climate Group) and Rajinder Sahota (Climate and Energy Programs Division Chief, CARB) alongside a lineup of other expert speakers and a political …

Wet’suwet’en matriarchs share words of truth and wisdom

Powerful words of truth and wisdom were shared by Wet’suwet’en matriarchs yesterday. Hearing Wii Esdes Sandra Harris speak the names of more than 30 missing and murdered Indigenous women (and men) was a soul-shaking moment I will personally never forget.  https://vimeo.com/470685651 Misiyh - gratitude - goes to Charlotte Euverman, Lisa deWit, Wii Esdes Sandra Harris, …

Usual and Accustomed Places Screening

Greetings Friends of ʔaʔk̓ʷustəƞáwt̓xʷ House of Learning, Longhouse, This Friday starts a unique opportunity and collaboration between Magic of Cinema, Studium Generale, and ʔaʔk̓ʷustəƞáwt̓xʷ House of Learning, PC Longhouse,  as we bring Usual and Accustomed Places to the campus and our community. Audience members will also have an opportunity to meet virtually with the film's director, Sandra …

An update talk by local climate activist and scientist Bob Larsen

Climate Warming: Impact of COVID-19 and Latest DevelopmentsNovember 12 at 6:30 PM on Zoom What are the latest developments in our understanding of climate science and the development of policies and technologies to lessen the effects of Climate Warming? As a follow-up to my series of in-depth presentations last Autumn, I will make about an …

Website Rebuilding in Progress

Hello to all our social media users.This is an informative message from your webmaster, Michael Clemens. Olympic Climate Action Website OCA has a new look for our website. If you want to take a look you can do that here.In this rebuilding process, I have made some unavoidable posts that also appear in your social …

En-ROADS — Climate Change Solutions Simulator

En-ROADS is a transparent, freely-available policy simulation model that provides policymakers, educators, businesses, the media, and the public with the ability to explore, for themselves, the likely consequences of energy, economic growth, land use, and other policies and uncertainties, with the goal of improving their understanding. https://vimeo.com/359091159

350 Leadership Webinar – July 1, 2020

URGENT:  FEDERAL CLIMATE BILLS & STRATEGYDate & Time: Wed.  July 1, 2020.  Noon-1:30 pm.Zoom Register.   FB Event. TOPICS:★ Federal Climate Bills: What's Good & What's Missing?★ Movement Action for National Legislation.★ Organizing for Power: A "Climate Bill Package"? PRESENTERS:★ Todd Fernandez, Executive & Legislative Director, Climate Crisis Policy★ Jake Davis, Senior Policy Director, Family Farm Action★ Etelle Higonnet, …

The Destruction of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Photo: Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post via Getty Images Go to Earth Day Home How Trump is destroying Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and what it means for environmental protection laws everywhere Thursday, April 23, 7pmOn zoom.us,meeting ID: 972 0690 8213, Password: carolyn@riseup.net, or call in at(253) 215-8782 (more connection information below).Trump’s border wall is …

#ClallamTogether: Earth Day comes home & goes virtual

Go to Earth Day Home Go to Inspire Art Projects Dear Community Members/Organizations/Businesses/Groups and Allies:As Wednesday, April 22, the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, approaches, we find ourselves in unprecedented circumstances, as the urgent, evolving challenges of the coronavirus pandemic call on people everywhere to respond to one another and to our shifting circumstances with …

Learn to Defend Voting Rights and Environmental Justice

WEBINAR INVITATION The 2020 election is a key opportunity to push leaders to lay out a bold vision for how they plan to combat the relentless assault under way on science, truth, and justice that has weakened our democracy. And throughout the election year, we will need to fight back against attacks on voting rights …

Attend Environmental Lobby Day on January 30

More than 500 activists gathered on the Capitol steps for Environmental Lobby Day in January 2019 to call for bold action for the Southern Resident orcas, reduction in plastic pollution, 100% clean electricity, and oil spill prevention. For the upcoming 2020 legislative session, the Environmental Priorities Coalition will continue fighting for policies that will help …

LSRD Breach Now! Rally — January 23rd

Facebook Event at Orca Oracle Bus Carpool -- https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/a3uj90 Join advocates for salmon, orcas, tribal rights and fiscal responsibility to rally on the Washington Capitol steps, Jan. 23, 2020 at 11 am in support of breaching the 4 Lower Snake River Dams (LSRDs) now.  Gov Inslee is taking written comments on his “LSRD Stakeholder Study” …

FridaysForFuture demonstrations in PA

Every Friday at noon at the downtown fountain #FridaysForFuture is a movement that began in August 2018, after 15-year-old Greta Thunberg sat in front of the Swedish parliament every school day for three weeks, to protest the lack of action on the climate crisis. She posted what she was doing on Instagram and Twitter and …

Walking Tours by North Olympic Land Trust

Visit North Olympic Land Trust's current conservation project, the 104 acre River's Edge along the lower Dungeness River. These tours will give you a more in-depth look at this property and the impact it will have in our community. I know this time of year can get particularly busy so I've added a couple new dates for …

Stream Walks Offered Starting Dec. 2

Contact:Robbie Mantoothennis@olypen.com360-808-3139 Guided walks to Ennis Creek are being offered by appointment starting December 2. The free walks will focus on lower Ennis Creek, near Highway 101 and can include opportunities to see some areas where habitat has been improved as well as those still needing restoration.Friends of Ennis Creek is sponsoring the walks as …

“Time for a Green New Deal”

Come learn the latest about the fight for climate justice with Bobby Righi of Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA). Co-Sponsored by 24th LD Democrats, Indivisible Port Townsend, Local 20/20 Jefferson County, Olympic Climate Action, and Sierra Club North Olympic Group.  -- Thursday, October 24, 6 pm, Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler Street, …

Artifishal

Patagonia's founder, Yvon Chouinard, has followed his 2014 documentary DamNation with a new film: Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss …

Sing to Improve your Hearing

Effects of short-term choir participation on auditory perception in older adults. -- Canadian Acoustical Association

Climate on Tap at FinnRiver Farm & Cidery

Climate on Tap - Monday, October 7th, 6-7:30 p.m. FinnRiver Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Road, Chimacum, WA 98325 Join us for monthly solutions-oriented sessions on issues related to climate change at FinnRiver Farm and Cidery in Chimacum. Co-sponsored by Local 20/20 Climate Action and Jefferson County Public Health, this is not a lecture series, but a book club and …

Join Climate Strike Week on the Peninsula! Sept. 20-28

Greta Thunberg explains why we must halt business as usual Beginning September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will mobilize for a week across the world to demand transformative action to address the climate crisis. Millions will take to the streets to demand a right to a …

Tickets are now available for Antonio Zamora’s launch event

On Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Leaven Community Center in Portland, OR. Admission is free for this exciting evening. Please SAVE THE Seattle DATE for For the People’s annual fundraiser Saturday, November 9 5-8pm in Seattle. Tickets are now available online. To help us better plan food and logistics, be sure to …

Film/Discussion: “The Reluctant Radical” Sept. 21

Port Angeles Public Library, 2210 S Peabody St. Saturday, Sept. 21 -- 7-9 pm -- FREE Ken Ward: "Our only hope is to step outside polite conversation and put ourselves in the way." If a crime is committed in order to prevent a greater crime, is it forgivable? Is it, in fact, necessary? Olympic Climate …

Orca Recovery Day

Volunteers Needed to Help Plant Conifer Seedlings WHEN: October 19, 2019 (Saturday) from 9:00 to noon WHERE: Lake Aldwell Road (follow it to the end for parking), Port Angeles REGISTRATION: Volunteers must pre-register to ensure we have enough tools and parking. Click on the button or call 360-775-3747, ext. 5. The removal of the lower …

September 20th

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Join Fridays for Future Seattle on 8/16 to stand with Zoe

When:8/16 at 1pm, Where: Seattle City Hall Why: Every Friday from 1-2 a group, called Fridays for Future, of mostly youth Climate Strike in front of Seattle City Hall. They are asking extra people go out on 8/16 to show support for Zoe. Every week they use sidewalk chalk to show their message for climate …

Climate Strike Training Webinars

350.org To help prepare for this major mobilization and to share skills, provide key tools and resources and the support of peer learning, we’ve put together a great training series of five webinars. All of the webinars will be on Wednesdays at 5 pm PT/ 8 pm ET. In order to build in enough time …

Dammed to Extinction — July 11, 2019

This inspiring film reveals the obvious way to stop decades of ever increasing ecological devastation and financial misappropriation. RSVP Donations at Evenbright Sign the Petition to Breach the Dams View on Facebook Events About this Event As the salmon numbers plummet and orcas starve, weak political will remains the status quo. Four obsolete dams on …

Rise for The Orca Tour

Dana Lyons June 8th - 7-9 p.m. at Sequim's Pioneer Park 387 East Washington Street Dana Lyons with an inspiring musical message of hopefor the Orca to help save the Southern Resident Killer Whales from extinction. Dana has invited the North Olympic Orca Pod to dance, and specifically the “Stayin’ Alive” number, which Dana will …

Two worthy events this weekend

Orca forum Friday 1-4 pm in Port Angeles Celebrate science & technology Saturday at PA City Pier

Can our Orcas be saved? – forum Friday

Orca Forum in Port Angeles Friday, May 10, 2019 The Marine Resources Committee (MRC) of Clallam County invites you to attend a free public forum about Southern Resident Orca Whales at the Lower Elwha Heritage Center, Port Angeles on May 10 from 1 to 4pm. Four members from the Governor's Orca Recovery Task Force will …

Celebrate Sci/Tech Saturday!

Celebration of Science & Technology (a.k.a. GeekOut!) Saturday, May 11, 2019 On May 11, 2019, the Port Angeles City Pier will again host the free, community-oriented celebration of science from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. People of all ages and interests are invited to engage with scientists at booths and presentations, and examine infographic posters that …

Special Sneak Preview Showing

“Dammed to Extinction” Port Townsend -- May 4th -- 3:45 p.m., doors open 3:30 p.m. The Wheeler Theater, Fort Worden Conference Center Four obsolete dams choke off access to thousands of miles of rivers. Removing these dams will save money, salmon and endangered orcas. I'd like to watch the movie trailer . . . $10 …

Celebration of Science and Technology

This community event recognizes contributions science and scientists make every day. Activities focus on education and how science informs and is applied by and through technology. Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT Feiro Marine Life Center - 315 N. Lincoln Street /P.O. Box 625, Port Angeles, Washington 98362 Admission is …

Global Earth Repair Conference

Port Townsend, WA, USA Fort Worden Conference Center, 200 Battery Way The Global Earth Repair Conference is for people who have devoted their lives to Earth repair or who wish to. Alan Watson Featherstone will join us as a presenter. Ceremony – Keynotes – Workshops – Round-table discussions – Panels – Planning meetings – Caucuses …

Join us in Port Townsend on April 20th

Things to remember: Please wear black and / or bring a black umbrellaPope Marine Park in Port Townsend. (across from City Hall) Schedule  12:30pm DamSense and Backbone set up ocra pattern layout. 1:00pm People assemble in the orca pattern layout. 1:15pm Mural assembled and speakers at the dorsal fin to speak. 1:15pm Drone flies over …

Port Townsend GND Town Hall Meeting

Learn about the Sunrise Movement, Green New Deal, and ways to get involved around local environmental & climate issues. 

GND local update

From: Mike Ferguson <petitions4bernie@gmail.com> Sent: Friday, February 8, 2019 8:15 PM Below are local actions to take and UPDATED INFO for events on the Olympic Peninsula to ensure the Green New Deal gets the support it needs. The plan to pass the Green New Deal starts now! From today until Sunday, February 10, we need …

Green New Deal

Join livestream kickoff watch parties for a Green New Deal, Tuesday, February 5, from 7-8:30 pm at the Clallam County Courthouse (use the after-hours entrance west of the flagpoles) or in Port Townsend at Rosewind Commons. The most recent scientific consensus, including the federal government’s own National Climate Assessment, indicates a very short window for …

Western Washington Forest Health

Olympic Natural Resources Center Evening Talks The next Evening Talk is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 25th. We are fortunate to have Dr. Daniel Omdal, Forest Pathologist for Washington State Department of Natural Resources Wildfire Division. Join us at 7:00 pm in the ONRC’s Hemlock Forest Room for another great Evening Talk.  Title:  Western Washington Forest …

Native Skywatchers

Bringing Together Cultural and Scientific Knowledge of the Stars This workshop builds on combined decades of experience in what we come to call “duallearning” – the weaving together of cultural and scientific knowledge, stories, and hands-on activities in an environment where neither is dominant over the other and resonance between the two is easily found. …

“The 12 Steps to a Compassionate Life”

By Karen Armstrong The Compassion Campaign of Clallam County is co-sponsoring this 2019 Compassion Winter Read As a scholar of world religions, Armstrong extends an invitation to explore the particular place of compassion in religious and ethical teachings. She specifically focuses on the Golden Rule as expressed in each one, which served as common ground …

Jan. 10 webinar to provide update on Governor’s proposed budget and policy for Orca Task Force recommendations

From the co-chairs of the Governor's Southern Resident Orca Task Force: Please join us on Thursday, January 10, from 10 to 11 a.m., for a Governor’s Office budget and policy update webinar to address questions from members of the Governor's Southern Resident Orca Task Force. The following panelists will participate in the discussion: Jim Cahill, …

Gather for orcas in Olympia Nov. 16

An important rally for the orcas is scheduled at the Capitol complex in Olympia on Nov. 16, 2-5 pm.  There will be representations of all 74 living wild Southern Resident Killer Whales, plus Tokitae, aka "Lolita," held in captivity at Miami Seaquarium. Nov 16 is when the Orca Task Force final recommendations go to Governor …

Ask about climate at candidate forums

Coming soon is the time to exercise your democratic right to vote. Inform yourself (and others) about the candidates’ views on climate change and what to do about it. As has been noted elsewhere on this site, individual acts of conscience will simply not be sufficient to avert a catastrophic climate crisis in the coming …

Salish Sea Day of Action coverage

http://www.ptleader.com/news/community-gathers-to-save-our-salish-sea/article_c1a50c38-bb9f-11e8-a30f-e7d966ce6d05.html https://youtu.be/Z6N6RXZTonM

Welcome to nəxʷsƛ̕áy̕əm Territory – Peninsula College – Thursday, Sept. 27

Studium Generale will open its fall season with a presentation that has become an annual event but with an important change to the title. Instead of the English language, the Klallam/S’Klallam language will take precedence. “Welcome to nəxʷsƛ̕áy̕əm Territory” will begin at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in Peninsula College’s Little Theater in Port Angeles, …

The Lorax – speaking for the trees – Sunday Sept. 30 at OUUF

The ‘Olympics’ join to present the film The Lorax. Olympic Climate Action will join Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30. More information here: https://olympicuuf.com/lorax-movie/

Save our Salish Sea featuring singer/guitarist Dana Lyons, Sept. 15 in PT

On September 15th, from 2-4 pm at Pope Marine Park in Port Townsend, there will be a free concert featuring singer/songwriter and guitarist, Dana Lyons.  He will be sharing his “Songs of the Salish Sea” focusing on the health and restoration of our important waterway. Our local community is joining other communities around the bioregion to build broader …

Rise for Orca and Climate Justice – Saturday, Sept. 8 – Port Angeles

Our action is part of a national day of observance sponsored by 350.org. and a prelude to the Global Climate Summit being held in San Francisco September 12-14. Activities include: * Hollywood Beach Party, meet and greet, potluck/picnic * Kids' activities all day long (see press release below for details) * Storytelling and music * …

Rise for Orca and Climate Justice

* Part of a National day of observance sponsored by 350.org. Prelude to the Global Climate Summit being held in San Francisco September 12-14 * Beach Party, meet and greet, potluck/picnic * Kids activities all day long * Story telling and music * Orca Vigil * Kayaktavists Invocation ceremony asking protection for our waters and …

Ask your candidates about climate

With primary election season coming around, it's time to exercise your democratic muscles and get involved! One way is to inform yourself (and others) about the candidates' views on climate change and what to do about it. As has been noted elsewhere on this site, individual acts of conscience will simply not be sufficient to …

Clallam County Commissioners to consider climate resolution

At their regular meeting of June 19, 2018, starting at 10 a.m., the Clallam County Board of Commissioners will consider a resolution long in the making, shepherded by Commissioner Mark Ozias, to reinvigorate a Climate Action Plan passed in 2009. The draft of the resolution is here. Passage of this important resolution is not guaranteed; …

Warrior Up! Rally on land & sea vs. Kinder Morgan May 20 in Seattle

The Kinder Morgan pipeline project can and must be stopped! Tar sands are one of the biggest climate threats we face, and Houston-based Kinder Morgan is trying to build a massive new pipeline through British Columbia to export this oil. They've encountered much more resistance than they expected so they've temporarily stopped investment and will …

Celebrate science at PA Pier April 28

On April 28, 2018, Feiro Marine Life Center, Olympic Climate Action, and Sierra Club North Olympic Group are again hosting a free, community-oriented celebration of science at Port Angeles City Pier from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. People of all ages and interests are invited to engage with scientists at booths and presentations, and examine …

KWEKWECNEWTXW – Protect the Inlet

March 10, 2018:  Representatives from OCA, Sierra Club and thousands more joined with First Nations in Vancouver BC to resist the Kinder Morgan tar-sands pipeline. They sent a clear message to Prime Minister Trudeau that he does not have consent to allow the Kinder Morgan Trans-Mountain pipeline expansion. For more information or to donate: https://protecttheinlet.ca/ Articles: https://other98.com/coast-protectors-occupation-kinder-morgan/ …

Stop Kinder Morgan: Kickoff March 10

Indigenous-led resistance to the Kinder Morgan tar-sands pipeline will begin March 10 in Vancouver. From: Victoria Leistman-Sierra Club [mailto:victoria.leistman@sierraclub.org] (NOTE: Victoria helped organize our local Pull Together events last August in Chimacum and Port Angeles, to raise funds for the fight vs Kinder Morgan.) ON MARCH 10th, KWEKWECNEWTXW BEGINS An Indigenous-led Mass Mobilization to Stop Kinder …

Tell BOEM we reject offshore drilling

From Sierra Club: Our coasts are too precious to drill! RSVP now to join Sierra Club on March 5 to tell BOEM we reject offshore drilling! We've never seen anything like this. Last month, Trump unveiled a plan to hand 90% of America's coasts over to Big Oil - that means offshore drilling from Maine to Louisiana, …

Climate hope lectures

The Climate Reality Project: Hope for the Future Thursday, March 1, 6-7 p.m., Peninsula College - Port Townsend Thursday, March 15, 6-7 p.m., Sequim Public Library, south meeting room Wednesday, April 18, 6:30 -7:30 p.m., Peninsula College -  Forks Cost: Free, registration not required. Open to the public “We’re going to win this thing, but first we …

Net metering discussion Feb. 17 – Sequim

Flyer Community discussion of the pros and cons of the Feb 1 Clallam County PUD Net Metering rate changes. Learn what the rate change is all about and how it does or does not affect every PUD customer's power bill. Is PUD threatening the continued development of clean renewable energy from solar power by creating a backdoor method …

Salish Sea lobby day Feb. 12

Salish Sea Protection - Lobby Day 2018 A day of action to protect The Salish Sea! Join Protectors of the Salish Sea and Students for the Salish Sea in a day of constituent conversations with decision makers about key issues threatening our Salish Sea and what it will take to let this beautiful region return …

We will endure: the Climate Resistance

Now that the Climate Resistance event has happened, you can watch highlights here: ...or the full video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1EMCxtpyok&feature=youtu.be With our federal government seemingly bent on cooking the planet for the sake of corporate profits, we have no choice but to take up the mantle ourselves:  as individuals, organizations, businesses, and local and state governments. …

Rally vs offshore drilling Feb 5 in Tacoma

Day of Action & Rally - No New Offshore Drilling - Tacoma - February 5 - 5:30 p.m. Let your voice be heard . . . Say No, No, No! The current administration wants to open 90% of U.S. coastal waters to offshore drilling between 2019 and 2024. It's important to have a large turnout attending BOEM's (Bureau …

Climate Resistance kickstarts across the Olympic Peninsula Jan. 31

With our federal government seemingly bent on cooking the planet for the sake of corporate profits, we have no choice but to take up the mantle ourselves:  as individuals, organizations, businesses, and local and state governments. It's on us! Join us January 31 as we work with 350.org to kick off a major campaign for 2018...  On …

Climate Resistance kickoff Jan. 31

Fossil Free Fast: The Climate Resistance On January 31, Fossil Free Fast: The Climate Resistance, launches Fossil Free U.S, a campaign led by 350.org, calling for an immediate halt to all fossil fuel projects and a fast and just transition to 100% renewable energy for all. We'll be hosting local kickoff watch parties on the Olympic Peninsula. …

Climate Countdown in Olympia Jan. 8

Let's send a strong message to our state legislators that it's time for real climate action, now! Join with statewide 350.org groups mobilizing in Olympia for Climate Countdown: Day 1 on the first day of the 2018 Legislative Session, to let our representatives know we expect them to pass bold and meaningful climate legislation that has a chance of …

Block the Gates – “No LNG in 253″

OCA members participate in the Lock-Down demonstration at the Port of Tacoma Liquefied Natural Gas terminal construction site on December 18, 2017. By OCA member Michael Clemens On Sunday the 17th and Monday the 18th, the Puyallup Tribe sponsored a protest of the unpermitted LNG terminal in the Port of Tacoma. 350.org and many other …

We blocked the gates!

On the morning of Monday, December 18, Water Protectors and community members gathered outside the Tacoma LNG facility to show opposition to Puget Sound Energy's (PSE) disregard for treaty rights and the health and safety of our communities and planet. A contingent from North Olympic Peninsula representing OCA and the North Olympic Orca Pod were …

Day of action vs banks that invest in pipelines

OCA joins Global Days of Action vs banks funding pipelines On October 23, 2017, Olympic Climate Action members participated in the global days of action against major banks funding dirty oil-pipeline money, organized by Mazaska Talks (“Money Talks” in Lakota), a coalition of grassroots Indigenous groups including the 121 First Nations and Tribes of the Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands …

Interview: the case for divestment

On 10/24/17,  Todd Ortloff  interviewed Jim Hallett and Diana Somerville on his KONP radio show.  The topic: The case for divestment from banks that fund fossil fuel projects. Listen to the podcast by looking up the date at http://konp.com/podcasts.php.   Todd Ortloff is an Edward R. Murrow award winner and graduated from the Murrow School of …

#DeFundPipelines – join us on Oct 23

We are participating in the Mazaska Talks Global Day of Action on Oct 23 with actions opposing banks funding pipelines with branches in Port Townsend, Port Angeles, and Sequim. Join our planning group! Sign up for the event here    

Pull Together Event in Port Angeles

A reminder to join us at 6PM this evening for the Pull Together event of a lifetime. for more info: http://www.olyclimate.org

Pull Together: Keep Tar Sands Oil out of Our Water, Aug. 22-23

Local Groups Fight Pipeline with “Pull Together” Events August 22 in Chimacum ♦ August 23 in Port Angeles  ♦ August 24 in Port Townsend DONATE TO PULL TOGETHER HERE DONATE TO STAND WITH KWANTLEN HERE Olympic Climate Action (OCA) joins with the Sierra Club, the Native Connections group of the Unitarian-Universalist Church in Port Townsend, Pull Together, and Stand with Kwantlen …

Vigil for the Paris Accord

Friends and neighbors gathered Friday evening in front of the old Federal Building in Port Angeles to reinforce each other's resolve in the aftermath of the current administration's ill advised decision to pull out of the Paris Accord. Peninsula Daily News story Come gather 'round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around …

Vigil for Paris Accord

Olympic Climate Action will hold a vigil for the Paris Accord on Friday, June 2, from 5 - 6:30 pm in front of the Federal Bldg. at First and Oak Streets in downtown Port Angeles. We will be there to witness this tragic development and express our profound sadness and disappointment in the President's decision. Wear …

Bringing Standing Rock Back Home

Come the Elwha Klallam Heritage Center this Friday, May 19, at 6 PM to join in a discussion of the Legacy of Standing Rock.  Speakers: Vanessa Castle resided at Standing Rock for five months, until the camp closed. She will discuss her reasons for going, the authorities’ brutal treatment of the water protectors, and how …

US Bank Updates its Environmental Responsibility Policy!

Remember those cold days in February when people in Port Angeles and Sequim were protesting US Bank's support of DAPL pipeline ?  Well, good news.  US Bank has revised its environmental responsibility policy to state that it will no longer directly fund any oil or gas pipelines! And any relationships with companies/people in the oil …

Walk 4 the Salish Sea

Walk 4 the Salish Sea

This is one of the most important international/local issues we face now.  We encourage you to join in (for as much or as little as you can via any human-powered means of transport).  Or, if you can't join physically, donate. When: May 25-28, 2017 Where: from Victoria to Kinder Morgan Westridge Terminal, Burnaby RSVP if …

Climate March OP 2017 video & photos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAKxJtczCIk Produced by Daneau Video Productions Photos by Debbi Steele Video from speakers at the march Photos on our Facebook page

People’s Climate March Olympic Peninsula

Saturday, April 29 was a day of Climate Awareness marches in Washington, DC and around the world.  In Port Angeles, some 600 concerned citizens from across the Olympic Peninsula and beyond came by bike, by foot, by carpool, and by busloads.  Some presumably swam, like this pod of orcas from Port Townsend! The event was organized by …

People’s Climate March ♥ Olympic Peninsula ♥ April 29, 2017

"Our Peninsula, Our Future, Our Climate" 3:00 PM • Port Angeles City Pier 321 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles, WA 98362 RSVP here Contribute here Map to parking and City Pier Agenda of speakers and activities March route FAQ Our banners - original artwork by Makah artist Micah McCarty Video by James Cameron Article by Bill …

FAQ:  Olympic Peninsula People’s Climate March – Saturday, April 29, 2017

3 pm - Port Angeles City Pier, 321 N. Lincoln St. Parking is available at the Clallam County Courthouse parking lot, 223 E 4th St. There will be a drop-off area near the pier for people who need it. A map is here. Gathering will be at the stage on the Port Angeles City Pier. The welcome ceremony will …

Banners for People’s Climate March 4/29/17

"Our Peninsula, Our Future, Our Climate"

March route: People’s Climate March Olympic Peninsula 4/29/2017

Start and finish at the stage at City Pier, after the welcoming ceremony.

Agenda for People’s Climate March April 29

Tentative agenda - People’s Climate March Olympic Peninsula, 4/29/2017 – 3 PM – PA City Pier  Segment/Speaker Affiliation Topic PRE-MARCH:     Melanie Greer March committee chair Welcome and logistics Jonathan Arakawa Enrolled member of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and a lead singer with the Klallam Drum Group Welcome to Klallam territory MARCH: Everyone March …

Map to People’s Climate March April 29

Gather at the stage at City Pier at 3 pm.  Arrive early--it will be crowded!

Celebration of Science

Our Celebration of Science, co-sponsored by Olympic Climate Action, Feiro Marine Life Center and others on Earth Day was a wonderfully successful event, in spite of rain showers. Video:  Electric forces impact both red and blue! You can click on images to enlarge them and/or to cycle through the slide show. Did you see this …

Stand for Standing Rock

U.S. Bank, Port Angeles & Sequim Saturday, March 4, 2017, 11 - noon In response to the sudden announcement that the Trump administration plans to abrogate the Environmental Impact Statement process and bulldoze the sovereign rights of indigenous people at Standing Rock in order to push the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) through their ancestral lands, OCA, …

Stand for Standing Rock

U.S. Bank, Port Angeles & Sequim Saturday, February 25, 2017, 11 - noon In response to the sudden announcement that the Trump administration plans to abrogate the Environmental Impact Statement process and bulldoze the sovereign rights of indigenous people at Standing Rock in order to push the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) through their ancestral lands, OCA, …

Rally vs Trump Nominees

That pin in the upper left is us, not Victoria...in the entire Pacific Northwest, we and Seattle were the only places to hold "First 100 Hours" rallies to begin the resistance against the Cabinet nominees of Donald Trump. Twenty-eight hardy souls were out in the middle of the street early this morning to spread the …

“Corral the Climate-Killing Cabinet”

Rally Jan. 23, 8 am - First and Valley Streets, Port Angeles Climate action is under attack. The Trump presidency threatens to undo all our progress, and set the climate movement back years — years we can’t afford.  In the first 100 hours of Trump’s administration, join Olympic Climate Action and a nationwide resistance to oppose …

Stand with Standing Rock in Port Angeles

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 3 pm - Gateway Center - Front & Lincoln - details here To make a donation: - Camp support: http://standingrock.org/ - Legal support: https://fundrazer.com/d19fAf?ref=sh_25rPQa Indian Country Today - Special Issue on Standing Rock The Lower Elwha Klallam and Jamestown S'Klallam Tribes stand in support of the Standing Rock protesters. JAMESTOWN S’KLALLAM TRIBAL COUNCIL RESOLUTION …

Sept 28: speakers on climate & our ocean

Free Event: Our Marine Resources Facing Climate Change Flyer     Agenda Changing chemistry in our marine waters is changing the food web and the industries that depend upon it. How those changes occur, and what each of us can do to help reduce those changes, will be explored at a speaker forum and panel discussion …

LOCAL I-732 events today!

Help bring a carbon tax to WA! At 2:45 today at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, Mike Massa of the CarbonWA executive board will give a presentation on I-732 to the Dungeness River Management Team, refuting the misleading statements made by the Clallam County PUD in opposition to the initiative.  A public comment period will …

Pacific NW activists call for a clean break from fossil fuels

OCA participates in regional action in Anacortes Part of a global wave of resistance to keep coal, oil & gas in the ground May 13-15, 2016: A global wave of mass actions targeted the world’s most dangerous fossil fuel projects, in order to keep coal, oil and gas in the ground and accelerate the just transition to 100% …

Break free from fossil fuels!

Mass actions in Anacortes May 13-15...part of worldwide actions to break free from fossil fuels...OCA will organize participation from the Olympic Peninsula.