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 — 11/07/2019

Rising Seas will erase more cities by 2050 New study finds errors in rising sea level predictions: It's much, much worse than anyone imagined -- Daily KosRising Seas Are Going to Drown Way More Cities Than We’d Thought: Study -- IntellingencerThe Study - New elevation data triple estimates of global vulnerability to sea-level rise and …

Hot Off the Wire — 11/1/2019

Opinion Join the podcast as we uncover the mechanics of the longest-running and most elaborate propaganda campaign of the century—the creation and spread of climate change denial—and why it's been so effective Getting Mad about Climate Change with Emily Atkin Mark Blyth’s State of the Union transcript -- Radio Open Source Deep analysis of inequality, …

Hot Off the Wire — 10/25/2019

Opinion Yakama, Lummi tribal leaders call for removal of three lower Columbia River dams The Seattle Times -- October 14, 2019 Can Climate ‘Test Cases’ Move Forward? It’s Up to Supreme Court Can local governments use public nuisance law against energy companiesfor their role in Climate Disruption? -- Bloomberg Environment Why the Bus Got So …

Hot Off the Wire — 10/18/2019

Opinion Gazette opinion: Changing climate matters in Montana THE EDITORIAL BOARD of the Billings Gazette -- Sep 22, 2019"The speed of change calls us to action for the sake of our kids and grandkids. Believe the science and support changes to address our changing Montana climate." On the Northwest’s Snake River, the Case for Dam …

Hot Off the Wire — 10/10/2019

Opinion “No Winners on a Dead Earth”: Why We Need a Climate Leader in 2020 -- Yes! Magazine David Korten posted Oct 01, 2019The climate crisis is our common cause, and we’ll need to elect a president that is willing to take it on. The Three Most Important Graphs in Climate Change -- Jonathan Foley …

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'It's spectacular': Climate activists paint stunning mural on two blocks of Montgomery St.-- SFGate Fight severe felony charges against Greenpeace activists! Greenpeace USA climbers form a blockade on the Fred Hartman Bridge in Baytown, Texas shutting down the largest fossil fuel thoroughfare in the United States ahead of the third Democratic primary debate in nearby …

Hot Off the Wire — 09/16/2019

“We Are Striking to Disrupt the System”: An Hour with 16-Year-Old Climate Activist Greta ThunbergSeptember 11, 2019 -- DemocracyNow! Join Climate Strike Week on the Peninsula! Sept. 20-28 Youth leaders of the September 20 Climate Strikes have released their demands. It's critical that parents, grandparents, and families stand with them in support of their bold vision. …

Hot Off the Wire — 9/9/2019

Opinion “It can’t just be young people. It needs to be all of us.” -- Yes! Climate Colonialism: The Picture of Dorian’s Graves -- September 05, 2019 Solutions National Drive Electric Week is a great coast-to-coast celebration -- Sierra ClubYou can RSVP now to an event happening near you from Sept. 14-22 Be a Youth Ally …

Hot Off the Wire — 8/30/2019

From Kevin JonesNW Climate and Clean Energy Coalition co-lead Background:  The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) has provided preliminary approval for the Puget Sound Energy (PSE) Tacoma Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) facility.  A public disclosure request has revealed that NW Pierce county, portions of SW King county and most of Vashon Island is in …

Hot Off the Wire — 8/25/2019

Opinion You Can’t Put Capitalism Over Sustainability—and Other Lessons From China -- Yes! Magazine Humanity’s existential crisis can be resolved only when we the people stand united behind a vision of the world we truly want. For a Greener New Deal and Cooler Climate, Focus on Food and Agriculture -- Yes! H'20 Howie Hawkins -- …

Hot Off the Wire — 8/16/2019

Icelandic memorial warns future: ‘Only you know if we saved glaciers’ Plaque marking Okjökull, the first glacier lost to the climate crisis, to be unveiled in August Regional Actions Join Fridays for Future in SeattleFridays at Seattle City Hall from 1:00 to 2:00 PMSee the arrest of a young teen for a misunderstanding Clallam PUD …

Hot Off the Wire — 07/19/2019

Call Cheryl LaFleur at 202-502-8961 TODAY! to tell her that we need all our elected leaders, and especially Democrats on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, to oppose new fossil fuel projects. It's her last meeting and she needs to know. -- 198 Methods Opinion Global Warming shown by Factories Polluting Environment by Smoke and Carbon …

Hot Off the Wire — 5/24/2019

Satellite airmass image of the N Pacific for 16May2019. The image shows an unusual mid-May train of storms across the north Pacific ocean. "This isn’t your father’s atmosphere. The climate has changed. This is climate breakdown." -- Daily Kos Opinion Facing Down "Environmental Grief" -- Scientific American Take Action Regional Action Murray & Kilmer Reintroduce …

Hot Off the Wire – 5 /9/2019

Opinion The Great Filter - Are We Almost Past It?An essay by Robin Hanson - Sept. 15, 1998 Take Action Regional Action PSE Executive Listening Session May 22nd - Sierra Club WA National Action Final stop of the Road to a Green New Deal Tour Sign up to watch the Livestream with OAC - Sunrise …

Hot Off the Wire – 4/20/2019

Take action Regional Action Urge your Washington state legislators to stand up for clean energy, clean cars, and climate action. Here's what you need to know about these five critical bills: SB 5116 would set a target of moving Washington State to 100 percent clean energy by 2045HB 1110 would help reduce greenhouse gas emissions …

Hot Off the Wire – 4/14/2019

Take action Regional Action Sign up to gather postcards for climate action! "We need to break through the noise of behind-the-scenes influences with a more personal touch."- The Washington Environmental Council 2019 Tribes and First Nations Climate Change Summit (link pending)July 30-31, 2019 -- Save the DateNorthern Quest CasinoAirway Heights, WA (near the Spokane Airport) …

Hot Off the Wire – 4/2/2019

Please take a moment to contact your Washington State Legislators in the table below with these important messages on legislation tomorrow and Thursday Take action Regional Action HB 1112 – HFC Phase-out – Due date: 4/4/2019 - Message: Please vote yes on HB 1112 in your Senate Ways and Means Committee.  I support this bill, …

Hot Off the Wire – 3/23/2019

Commentary A Future Without Fossil Fuels? - Bill McKibben The New York Review of Books “Remember the South”: Devastating Cyclone Idai Another Example of Global South Paying for Polluters - DemocracyNow! interview Unpersuasive: Why arguing about climate change often doesn't work - Knowable MagazineCOMIC: In the US, where political parties have increasingly staked claims on …

Hot Off the Wire – 3/19/2019

1,000,000 Students act in School #ClimateStrike - 350.org Take action Regional Action Sierra Club Regional Initiatives Bipartisan Group of Legislators Backs Sustainable-Farm Bill - Carbon Washington Help Save Endangered Orcas and Wild Salmon in Washington! - NRDC Join a Sierra Forum: Protect the Arctic Refuge - Sierra Club Thursday Mar 28, 2019 11:00 AM Ask …

Hot Off the Wire – 3/10/2019

Take action City of P.A. needs an Electrical Engineering & Operations Manager to move ahead with the city's Solar Project. Regional Action Please Support the HEAL Act for Environmental Justice - Climate Solutions Demand Healthier buildings for a healthier climate - Climate Solutions YOUTH CLIMATE STRIKE - Friday, March 15 This year, the legislature must …

Hot Off the Wire – 2/2/2019

Take action Regional Action Meeting for Informal Science EducatorsPasco, WA 3/12/19 - Seattle, WA 3/26/19 - Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge 4/30/19 Endorse Earth Law for the Southern Resident Orcas and Salish Sea Demand Real Climate Leadership from our New Congress - The Action Network Sign Up For Climate Month! Encourage your Legislators. National Action What …

Hot Off the Wire – 1/22/2019

Take action Regional Action Evening Talk at ONRC - January 25th in ForksWestern Washington Forest Health Free The Snake Advocacy Day in Olympia, February 4th Occupy Olympia, 17 Days & Nights for the Southern Resident Orcas, February 4th Ask your legislators to support environmental priorities - via Washington Conservation Voters Join the Sierra Club WA …

Hot Off the Wire – 1/6/2018

Take action Regional Action Join the next 350 Local Group 100% Renewables call on Tuesday, January 8th, 5 pm PST National Action Tell Congress: We Demand New Action On Climate! With environmental champions now a majority in the House of Representatives, a new, greener Congress is now in session - via NRDC 2019 Greenpeace Action …