“I encourage educators to embrace Friday’s Global Climate Strike as part of a strong civic education for young people. The youth of today will inherit the planet of tomorrow. The cataclysmic impact of climate change will impact them more than any generation before them. “If I had the authority to excuse students from school to participate … Continue reading Inslee response to Global Climate Strike walkout
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
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.
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
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.