People’s Climate March Olympic Peninsula

Saturday, April 29 was a day of Climate Awareness marches in Washington, DC and around the world.  In Port Angeles, some 600 concerned citizens from across the Olympic Peninsula and beyond came by bike, by foot, by carpool, and by busloads.  Some presumably swam, like this pod of orcas from Port Townsend! The event was organized by …

Celebration of Science

Our Celebration of Science, co-sponsored by Olympic Climate Action, Feiro Marine Life Center and others on Earth Day was a wonderfully successful event, in spite of rain showers. Video:  Electric forces impact both red and blue! You can click on images to enlarge them and/or to cycle through the slide show. Did you see this …

LETTER: Trump threatens to substantially turn back the clock on climate change progress

Peninsula Daily News Tue Jan 31st, 2017 1:30am, Letters to the Editor Far from making America great again, Donald Trump may in fact threaten human civilization by setting in motion runaway climate change beyond the capacity of civilization to cope. The trickiest concept about climate change is the lag time between cause and effect, whereby …

Rally vs Trump Nominees

That pin in the upper left is us, not Victoria...in the entire Pacific Northwest, we and Seattle were the only places to hold "First 100 Hours" rallies to begin the resistance against the Cabinet nominees of Donald Trump. Twenty-eight hardy souls were out in the middle of the street early this morning to spread the …

Port Angeles adopts climate planning policy

On January 17, 2017, Resolution #02-17 was finalized after OCA appealed to the City Council for action following up on the climate adaptation plan. Here is a paraphrase of that resolution: "It is incumbent on all local government agencies on the Olympic Peninsula to prepare for natural disasters, sea level rise and potential emergencies related …