R.I.P. Oil, Coal and Gas

The Midterms Have the Power to Usher in an Era of Climate Action Trump and the fossil fuel lobby can stall for time. But change is coming faster than you think. ALEX STEFFEN

Clallam PUD’s opposition to I-1631: What part of “Utility” don’t you understand?

Clallam PUD Sides with Petroleum Industry in Opposition to Carbon Initiative by Andy Cochrane, President, Power Trip Energy | Oct 3, 2018 The Clallam PUD board of commissioners has taken the step of publicly opposing Initiative 1631, citing increased operating costs and higher gasoline prices as reasons for opposition.  Clallam County PUD officials say the carbon fee initiative …

I-1631 seems headed to the ballot

State initiative would put a fee on carbon and devote the proceeds to clean energy and climate protection Olympic Climate Action has endorsed I-1631, the Protect Washington Act initiative. OCA joins Sierra Club, The Nature Conservancy, Washington Audubon, a coalition of Native American tribes and 200 other statewide organizations in our endorsement. We cannot continue to …

OCA endorses I-1631; time to gather signatures!

State initiative would put a fee on carbon and devote the proceeds to clean energy and climate protection At its April 2018 monthly meeting, Olympic Climate Action (OCA) agreed by consensus to endorse I-1631, the Protect Washington Act initiative. OCA joins Sierra Club, The Nature Conservancy, Washington Audubon, a coalition of Native American tribes and …

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 …

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. …

Legislators: Put a price on carbon now

By unanimous agreement at our meeting of 5/7/2017, we have sent this letter to our state legislators: Senator Kevin Van de Wege Representative Steve Tharinger Representative Mike Chapman Washington State Legislature Dear State Legislative representatives from District 24: Olympic Climate Action maintains a membership of more than 600 members from the Olympic Peninsula through email …

Panel discusses future of clean energy in WA

“Climate Action Goes to Washington (State): Energy Solutions in the Pacific Northwest” – APRIL 1, 3-5 pm PDT  The recent agreement between Washington State, British Columbia, Oregon and California to harmonize their climate and energy policies has the potential to not just accelerate greenhouse gas reductions but also catalyze a strong, clean, and resilient economy. Join Governor …