In agreement with a comment on the article: @A Reader in Hampstead I can’t agree more with this writer, Charles. There’s nothing more important right now than pushing our political leaders to take massive action, now–or to get rid of them and elect new ones. No amount of individual lifestyle change is going to accomplish the scale of change we need, at the speed we need. See Al Gore’s commentary in your own paper: The Climate Crisis Is the Battle of Our Time, and We Can Win Ed Chadd | Port Angeles, WA
Note to her readers: This is the first in a series I’ve written on climate change for our local monthly newspaper. I wanted to go back to the basics of the science behind climate change. I’ll post them in coming Yarns. Cheers, Nan
Support a Clean Fuels Standard with the State Legislature & the PSCAA We have two great opportunities to pass a Clean Fuels Standard, cutting our climate pollution from transportation, cleaning our air, and moving beyond oil. This was the biggest piece of the puzzle not solved in the 2019 State Legislature.
We need volunteer advocates and activists from across the state to educate and inform our neighbors, lobby our elected officials and rally for environmental justice! — Washington Environmental Council and Washington Conservation Voters
Goldman’s new climate policy also renounces direct funding of Arctic drilling projects and new coal power plants
We are standing with those around the globe for FridaysforFuture as a constant presence, not allowing folks to forget that climate change is the most critical issue to face us all! We are standing for mother Earth and humanity, especially for the youth inheriting this future. Noon to 1:00 at the Port Angeles downtown fountain. Bring signs if possible
“I am worried for my children. We know that we are running risks because we issue denunciations and fight for our territory and for the river… The situation has worsened. They are attacking and want to eliminate us.” – Alessandra Munduruku
In the face of the growing climate emergency, governments seem determined to continue embracing fossil fuels, and even meeting their Paris Agreement pledges would see warming of 2.8˚C by the end of this century.