Hot Off the Wire — 11/27/2021

Solutions State Climate Policy Dashboard (The Dashboard) This information hub tracks 51 policies across seven different topic areas, across all 50 states.-- Climate XChange Climate Governance and EquityAdaptation and ResilienceElectricityBuildings and EfficiencyTransportationAgricultureIndustry, Materials, and Waste Management A new poll from Yale University, finds that by a 55%-35% margin, voters in the U.S. support requiring all …

Hot Off the Wire — 11/12/2021

Solutions Electric Car Companies: Visualizing the Race for EV Dominance -- Visual Capitalist Our Tesla Model 3 Hasn't Delivered Big Savings in Maintenance Costs We've also spent serious money on windshield, roof, and tire replacement.-- Car and Driver Visualizing Copper Demand for Renewables -- Visual Capitalist David Hochschild, chair of the California Energy Commission, and …

Hot Off the Wire — 10/30/2021

Solutions 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 …

Hot Off the Wire — 10/2/ 2021

Big News The fight to ensure that anti-climate provisions are stripped from Infrastructure & Reconciliation before they are passed is NOT OVER! Already Democrats are looking to negotiate a significantly smaller investment in our progressive priorities while pushing unabated the mostly business as usual Infrastructure bill.  We must push back now to continue moving forward on justice …

Hot Off the Wire — 9/11/2021

UPCOMING MEETINGS OCA General Meeting Tomorrow (Join the Zoom meeting)September 12, 20217:00 pm-9:00 pm Where we determine our activities and campaigns.To get on our mailing list, Contact Us. Port Townsend Indivisible Big Huddle Meeting China and Its progress on Climate Change Tuesday, September 14 | 5:00 -- 6:30 pmZoom meeting:  Sponsored by the Foreign Policy Team.  …

Hot Off the Wire — 9/4/2021

Thursday, Sept. 9 | 12:00 pm PT Local/Regional News 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 DefenseForest Defense is Climate DefenseLeadership from Frontline and Indigenous CommunitiesTransformation, not ReformationEmbrace Real SolutionsEnd Corporate ExploitationAdvance a Just Transition …

Hot Off the Wire — 8/28/2021

Solutions Big climate vote this weekContact your U.S. Senators $3.5 trillion budget Climate Action Prioritiesdeveloped from the cities that have actually reduced GHG emissions-- People for Climate Action Building Electrification: A panel discussion on policy, equity, technology and sustainability Sept. 2 | 7:30 -- 10:30 am PT Regional Actions Tell Rep. Kilmer to Move the …

Hot Off the Wire — 8/14/2021

Solutions -- Clean Energy Transition Institute alsoPresentation on Decarbonization for Rural Communities Presentation slides from a briefing for members of the Mason County, WA League of Women Voters Climate Change Committee, by Eileen Quigley of the Clean Energy Transition Institute. Two projects of CETI -- Northwest Clean Energy Atlas and Decarbonizing Buildings with Equity Focus …

Hot Off the Wire — 8/7/2021

Solutions How a Small California Farm and Tribal Nation are Working Together to Become Part of the Solution to Climate Change-- Food Tank U.S. Senators and Representatives Joined Constituents Sharing Climate-fueled Extreme Weather Stories -- League of Conservation Voters A 21st-Century Transportation System That Drives Climate Action and Equitable Recovery We must build the national …

Hot Off the Wire — 6/26/2021

Newsletter For Future Edition 3 Local and Regional Newsletters Weekly Announcements Restoration, Protection and Recovery Information for the Puget Sound Region National/International News Draft UN Report: Crushing climate impacts to hit sooner than fearedAn exclusive review of the report to be released February 2022. UN draft climate report: Impacts on nature Click to enlarge Protein-Filled, …

Hot Off the Wire — 5/7/2021

Social/Climate Justice DemocracyNow! Coverage Filmmaker Raoul Peck Explores Colonialism & Origins of White Supremacy A 4-part HBO Mini-series We Can Have Facebook or Democracy in the Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Not Both. Shoshana Zuboff: Facebook’s Oversight Board Is Not Enough. The Government Has to Regulate Big Tech “Nothing to Lose”: Colombians Protest “Fascist Mafia Regime” …

Hot Off the Wire — Christmas Update 2020

COVID Resources PBS News Hour How to help kids build resilience amid COVID-19 chaos Photo by Justin Paget/Getty Images Childhood trauma impacts millions of Americans, and it’s having devastating consequences How to find help with healing from childhood trauma Your questions on childhood trauma during the pandemic, answered Dr. Jack Shonkoff, who founded Harvard’s Center …

Hot Off the Wire — 12/4/2020

COVID Resources 5 Big Picture Trends Being Accelerated by the Pandemic --Visual Capitalist Little Free Pantry locations growing on North Peninsula by Matthew NashNovember 25, 2020-- Sequim Gazette Port Angeles Farmer's Market The Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83394161642 If you want to talk farms, local food, and ways to plan meals, please join us Solutions Geologic Carbon …

Hot Off the Wire — 10/23-2020

COVID Resources For some near the Cross Bronx Expressway, COVID-19 is an environmental justice issue, tooalsoTackling climate change seemed expensive. Then COVID happened Self-administered COVID Test https://videopress.com/v/rzkdhd3C?preloadContent=metadata Delightful Solutions Ikea Will Buy Back Some Used Furniture The program, part of the company’s larger efforts to combat climate change, will be available in 27 countries, but …

Hot Off the Wire — 9/23/2020

COVID Resources Mapped: Basic Income Experiments Around the WorldAmid the pandemic, the idea of Universal Basic Income has been gaining steam with policymakers. -- Visual Capitalist Opinion Noam Chomsky’s Green New Deal A chat about his new book with co-author Robert Pollin -- Vox Solutions REI's Opt to Act Weekly Calendar / Checklist Week 41: …

Hot Off the Wire — 9/11/2020

COVID Resources How California can recover from wildfires without leaving its most vulnerable behind Opinion The link between climate change, health and povertyFor the poor and vulnerable, the health impacts of climate change are already here, says physician Cheryl Holder. Unseasonably hot temperatures, disease-carrying mosquitoes and climate gentrification threaten those with existing health conditions, while …

Hot Off the Wire — 8/28/2020

Flu Virus Resources Smoke, heat, and COVID-19: Californians are caught between public health crises LA’s homeless communities are avoiding cooling centers, and it’s not just because of COVID-19 Opinion The Climate Window "Nothing feels possible and Everything feels possible."-Dr. Katharine Wilkinson More about the complex history of our past economic recoveries from depression and recession We …

Hot Off the Wire — 7/31/2020

Position Announcement: Washington State Climate Assembly Program Assistant The Climate Assembly Washington Initiating Team is looking for excellent candidates to serve as Program Assistant for the first-ever “Citizens’ Climate Assembly” in the United States! Flu Virus Resources Understanding the Disconnect Between Consumers and the Stock Market -- Visual Capitalist Trump’s October Surprise: A Vaccine for …

Hot Off the Wire — 7/24/2020

Position Announcement: Washington State Climate Assembly Program Assistant The Climate Assembly Washington Initiating Team is looking for excellent candidates to serve as Program Assistant for the first-ever “Citizens’ Climate Assembly” in the United States! Flu Virus Resources A Walk to RememberThis is UsThe Princess Bride’s “inconceivable” remake -- A Grist Series Baseball’s Stadium Workers Are …

Hot Off the Wire — 5/23/2020

Flu Virus Resources Will you take the COVID/Climate Video Challenge?Join us in starting a global conversation about the relationship between COVID-19 and the climate crisis Opinion Health of People, Health of Planet and Our ResponsibilityClimate Change, Air Pollution and Healthby Wael K. Al-Delaimy, Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo Available for free download as PDF or …

Hot Off the Wire — 5/01/2020

Local, Actionable and Timely Flu Virus Resources COVID-19 and Climate: Implications for Public Health -- Climate One Opinion LETTER: Healthy body politic -- Peninsula Daily News Jubilee — A way forward with deep, ancient roots Pandemic Billionaires and Corruption, Corruption Everywhere Earth Day 2025: The things we left behind -- By Todd Paglia, Executive Director, Stand.earth …

Hot Off the Wire — 1/17/2020

Opinion League of Women Voters of Washington2020 Legislative Session Expectations Forests and RiversEnergyClimate Change Rewriting the Rules about the Environment, Energy, and Agriculture How the bills undermine protections for our environment-- The Center for Media and Democracy Solutions Your Guide to Talking With Kids of All Ages About Climate Change-- NRDC REI's Opt to Act …