350 WA Legislative Priorities for 2021

Hello 350 WA Network local group leaders! Greetings from the whole crew at the 350 WA Civic Action Team. We have been working very hard behind the scenes to grow our Network’s shared legislative campaign, and we wanted to let you all know where we are and what’s ahead. First, we’ve grown our volunteer crew of …

Seattle Cruise Control Update

Greetings, Seattle Cruise Control Supporters! The COVID-19 pandemic has had at least two positive consequences: The entire 2020 Seattle-to-Alaska cruise season — all 233 ships — has been cancelled.Work has stopped on the new cruise terminal at T46! However, a pause is not the same as a cancellation: the Port of Seattle Director has stated that "when it's safe to …

Bill McKibben Steps-down from 350.org Board

First of all, enormous thanks for being part of 350.org's family over the years. We've all depended on you, and I think together we've done useful work. As 2020 ends I will transition from active to emeritus status in my work at 350.org, both in my role as ‘senior advisor’ and as a member of …

OCA joins the 350 Washington Network!

OCA members Ed Bowlby, Ed Chadd, and John Cambalik attended the virtual Retreat at which this Network was formally created. The Network will help our group speak with a strong statewide voice but still leave us the flexibility to voice our own opinion. Kudos to Grace Hope, our 350 PNW Organizer, and to Alec Connon, …

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, …

A Thanksgiving Call for Climate Action

By Mark Dunlea, Green Education and Legal Fund Accelerating climate change will likely cause the collapse of civilization. Sooner rather than later. Civilization is a complex web of social and economic interactions that takes centuries to reach its peak, but once it begins to unravel, collapse often occurs swiftly. Prior collapses of human societies have …

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 …

2019 Monthly Call Series with 350.org

Hello all, I hope 2019 is off to a good start for you. Our first monthly call of the year is coming up on Wednesday, Jan. 9 (5:00 pm PT / 8:00 pm ET): Engaging Youth and Families in Climate Action. You can register for the 2019 monthly call series here--please note that everyone will …

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 …

Mazaska Talks Day of Action Oct. 23

OCA joins Mazaska Talks Global Day of Action, October 23, 2017 Take action and participate with Olympic Climate Action in the global day of actions against major banks funding dirty oil-pipeline money.  This campaign is led by Mazaska Talks ("Money Talks" in Lakota), a coalition of grassroots Indigenous groups including the 121 First Nations and Tribes of …

Help plan for global climate mobilization Sept. 26

OCA is sponsoring this event in conjunction with 350.org and other climate-action organizations worldwide.  This year's climate talks in Paris will be crucial, and we need to join hands around the world to tell our leaders that it's time to get off of fossil fuels and onto clean energy, now! Power Through Paris Workshop Saturday, …