A climate protest will occur in Bremerton, WA on 20 Sep. 2019. It’s being organized by 350 West Sound Climate Action. It is part of the global climate strike (which will be held 20-27 Sep. 2019). For details, see the Kitsap Conservation Calendar at https://westsoundconservationcalendar.org/new-events. At the Bremerton event (as described by the West … Continue reading 20 Sep. 2019 Climate Protest in Bremerton
Earth brims with life. God obviously likes life and variety of life, since he put it everywhere. Upon this blue-green jewel he put us, too, and he chose to impart himself into us. Among species we’re the ones blessed to see and appreciate his nature. But with that spark of God—that freedom to see … Continue reading Blessed and Cursed: Our Power over Nature
In a world where extinction rates are running 1,000 times the normal background rate (because of habitat destruction, pollution, and killing), Donald Trump recently weakened the Endangered Species Act.
Jay Inslee and Tom Steyer, of all the presidential candidates, know the most about climate change and have the most comprehensive and detailed plans to address it--and yet neither one of them has yet been chosen to be at the CNN debate about the climate crisis (to be held 4 September). They should be on … Continue reading Inslee and Steyer, the climate change experts, not invited to the CNN Climate-Crisis Town Hall
Democratic presidential candidates will be debating what to do about the climate crisis. [Note: I’ve not yet found a time posted for when this debate occurs—MRM.] — source: Mark Preston, “10 Democratic presidential candidates will participate in CNN climate town hall,” CNN Politics, 20 Aug 2019, https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/19/politics/cnn-climate-crisis-town-hall/index.html?wpisrc=nl_energy202&wpmm=1
“Much of the planet sweltered in unprecedented heat in July, as temperatures soared to new heights in the hottest month ever recorded. The record warmth also shrank Arctic and Antarctic sea ice to historic lows." — source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 15 Aug 2019, https://www.noaa.gov/news/july-2019-was-hottest-month-on-record-for-planet
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.