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Seattle's Proposition 1: Yes to transit!
To address the climate crisis, clean up our air, and protect our communities' health, we need more clean-energy transit.
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Mind the carbon bubble, says the Bank of England

Clean energy sector employs more Californians than film, radio and TV; Hawaiian utility bought out by nation’s largest windpower firm; wrangling continues at Lima climate talks; and more stories of the week in clean energy.

Taskforce recommends carbon pricing for Washington

Ending polluters' free ride is the key recommendation of Governor Inslee's task force on carbon emissions.

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New money, policies and promises for climate action

Reverberations of the U.S.-China climate commitments keep echoing, federal clean energy fund turns a profit, lightweight solar panels you can unroll, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.

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Climate change a threat to national security, says DoD

Worldwide switch to clean power would save $1.8 trillion, rainforests store less carbon once they’re fragmented, WA carbon tax would pay steady dividends, and other stories of the week in clean energy solutions.

Bread, freedom, social justice... and climate security

From Tahrir Square to hurricane-ravaged Staten Island, our climate crisis is also a crisis of equity and environmental justice.

Indigenous Climate Justice Symposium

The 1st annual Indigenous Climate Justice Symposium will be held at The Evergreen State College Longhouse on November 5-6, 2015. It will bring together speakers from Native communities that are working to keep fossil fuels in the ground, by stopping coal terminals, oil trains and fracking, and protecting treaty resources from the threat of climate change. Its major goal would be to get students and youth, particularly tribal youth, involved in community-based climate justice efforts. All events are free and open to Evergreen students and the public.

Healing from Racism to Build a Strong Climate Justice Movement

The Race and Climate Justice group invites you to our next bimonthly community event, a participatory evening exploring the impact of racism on each of us, our society, and our environmental movements.  No charge; everyone welcome!

Workshop summary:

Racism has had a deeply damaging and divisive effect on everyone. Understanding and healing from the effects of racism as individuals is necessary to successfully create a united movement to end environmental degradation and restore the environment. 

Crude Oil terminals are wrong for Grays Harbor

The dangers of oil trains are dominating headlines about proposed oil terminals in Washington. As a long-time crab fisherman out of Grays Harbor, I’m very concerned about another risk: the potential consequences of a major oil spill.

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