Climate Leaders Live: Our Health, Our Climate

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.

3 ways to cope with the smoke

If you live west of the Cascades in the Pacific Northwest, you likely woke up yesterday to an awful late-summer surprise (if you weren't under wildfire threat already): a blanket of unhealthy wildfire smoke.
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Climate Leaders Live!: Transforming Our Transportation

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.