Kate Brown, “The West Is on Fire. It’s Past Time to Act on Climate Change,” New York Times, 3 Aug. 2021, Web, Governor Kate Brown, climate fires, climate action As Oregon governor Kate Brown relates in the opinion piece above, the West is on fire (my wife and I see smoky skies most daysContinue reading “We need climate leaders, infrastructure, and systems.”
Governor Jay Inslee of Washington State, “Let’s keep up the heat on urgent action in climate crisis,” Seattle Times, 29 June 2021, Web, Let’s keep up the heat on urgent action in climate crisis We cannot hide from climate change. To prevent a terrible future we must aggressively pursue climate action, which Washington State isContinue reading “Governor Jay Inslee of Washington State on Climate Action: Keep the Heat Up”
At a 19 Feb. 2021 webinar, American climate leaders from many spheres of influence announced the launching of America Is All In. They talked of the climate actions that have occurred at the subnational level (cities, states, towns) during the last four years, and they projected the climate actions that will occur, now reinforced byContinue reading “America Is All In webinar (notes from)”
— Henry Fountain, Blacki Migliozzi and Nadja Popovich, “Where 2020’s Record Heat Was Felt the Most,” The New York Times, 14 Feb. 2021, Web, Where 2020’s Record Heat Was Felt the Most Spin the Earth around in this graphical-representation article and see, via the whites, pinks, and reds, where the planet did not warm,Continue reading “Climate 2020: Hot around the world”
[Comments sent today to Washington State Senator Christine Rolfes, Representative Tarra Simmons, and Representative Drew Hansen in support of SB 5257 (companion bill HB 1024) via https://app.leg.wa.gov/pbc/bill/5256.%5D I first thought when I read that there was a bill that proposed banning new fossil-fuel cars in Washington from 2030 onward: “Well, that’ll never fly.” But thenContinue reading “Clean Cars 2030: My comments to District 23 representatives”
Greenhouse gas emissions and extinction of species are increasing, which threatens all of us. Fortunately, many people and groups (such as Audubon Washington) are working hard to move us and other creatures into a livable and flourishing future. Audubon Washington recently released its 2021 legislative priorities.
The following is pasted from the 29 Dec. 2020 Jay Inslee for Washington e-newsletter: “Combating climate change is part of our bold policy & budget proposals”
This letter to the editor (hyperlink: Kitsap Audubon meets with legislators) was published in the 22 Dec. 2020 web version of the Kitsap Sun newspaper as “State Can Act on Climate Goals.” The letter reports that members of the Kitsap Audubon Society met recently with Senator Christine Rolfes and Representative Drew Hansen to discuss climateContinue reading “Kitsap Audubon meets with legislators”