The Green New Deal. Jay Inslee: the man with the plan.

The Green New Deal is a statement that we want to buckle down and work so as to not be overwhelmed by the climate crisis. Though he’s not termed his plans as “The Green New Deal,” Jay Inslee does have detailed plans (forged in the reality of managing one of the most progressive states in … Continue reading The Green New Deal. Jay Inslee: the man with the plan.

CLIMATE DEPRESSION, CLIMATE HOPE

Depressed or Hopeful? Resigned or Engaged? How should we feel and how should we act regarding the climate crisis? All these qualities are part of the climate-crisis mix, and are exemplified by the experiences of three people representing different groups: Kim Cobb, climate scientist; Greta Thunberg, climate activist, and Jay Inslee, politician and person in … Continue reading CLIMATE DEPRESSION, CLIMATE HOPE

Vote for Jay Inslee. Vote for the future.

Jay Inslee is the right choice for president.     Why? Résumé, Character, Vision.(To see Inslee's plans, go to https://www.jayinslee.com/issues) Jay’s résumé is strong.      He’s engaged. He solves problems. Whereas many candidates talk of general approaches to climate change, he’s been working specific solutions as the governor of Washington State and as the chair of … Continue reading Vote for Jay Inslee. Vote for the future.

5 hot years

As reported in today's Washington Post: "Last month, the World Meteorological Organization projected that the period between the beginning of 2015 and the end of this year will mark the Earth’s five warmest years on record." Some scientists now say that we have even less time to change our greenhouse-gas-emitting patterns than had been thought previously. … Continue reading 5 hot years

Environment positive: NASA’s most important mission now—the climate crisis.

     NASA’s most important mission—at this time in human history—must be to assist in solving the existential threat to our and many other species: the climate crisis. For a discussion of what NASA could do, see Lori Garver, “Imagine what NASA could do to solve the climate crisis,” Seattle Times, 21 July 2019, A19. Print. … Continue reading Environment positive: NASA’s most important mission now—the climate crisis.

The most important news story of our time: climate change.

— source: Margaret Sullivan, “The planet is on a fast path to destruction. The media must cover this like it’s the only story that matters,” Washington Post, October 8, 2018. Web. Accessed July 3, 2019. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/the-planet-is-on-a-fast-path-to-destruction-the-media-must-cover-this-like-its-the-only-story-that-matters/2018/10/08/f806a7f0-caea-11e8-a3e6-44daa3d35ede_story.html?utm_campaign=Behind%20the%20Byline%20-%20Katherine%20Long_7_3_2019&utm_medium=email&utm_source=marketingcloud&utm_term=.d9c9f9ff9606