Good jobs, vital communities and clean energy are the way forward as we transition away from the pollution, health risks and climate damage of the fossil fuel era. Majora Carter inspired us with storytelling at Climate Solutions' annual breakfast.
The Northwest is absolutely humming with climate activism of every sort. Our annual breakfast speakers challenged us to keep up the fight against fossil-fuel dominance, injustice and political inertia, and move from opposition to opportunity.
City of Seattle to Shell Oil: Not so fast; while major business coalition joins call for climate action
At Climate Solutions' annual breakfast on May 4, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that the Port of Seattle lacked the proper permits to lease moorage to Shell's controversial Arctic drilling fleet. Meanwhile, a major business coalition gave its support to the broadest-based climate action efforts in Washington and Oregon.
Joined by over 900 allies and leaders from around the region and around the country, we heard from heroes who are using their respective fields as platforms for real climate leadership. We also took some selfies.