The weather and our climate affect us and our health in a variety of ways. We know the climate crisis is making people sicker, unwell, and stressed out. Air quality worsens as temperatures rise, and burning fossil fuels pollutes the air with particulate matter and greenhouse gases. Recent fires throughout the West have made the realities of climate impacts on air quality even more stark, causing weeks of visible smoke throughout much of WA, OR and CA.
How do you typically get around your city or town? How does the way you get around make you feel? What is your ideal vision for the future of our transportation?
Transportation is the largest source of climate pollution in the Pacific Northwest and we need that to change. This means making the switch to clean electricity (as much as we can) to move people and goods; and to reduce our reliance on driving alone—like shifting toward more sustainable modes such as transit, biking, and walking.
This webinar is part of our Climate Leaders Live series.