Selected Climate News Articles
Good News from Australia, from the Climate Council
NYT article, Belching Cows and Endless Feedlots
SciAm's October 14, 2020 Earth and Environment weekly
From Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute, What If Preventing Collapse Isn't Profitable?
A New Gold Standard for Green Architecture, from the Wash Post
From the Wash Post, 'Unprecedented' climate change is fueling wildfire crisis
Commentary from Erin Brockovich, The US is in a water crisis far worse than most people imagine
From The NY Times, U.S. Flood Strategy Shifts to ‘Unavoidable’ Relocation of Entire Neighborhoods. Is climate change finally starting to sink in?
SciAm's August 12, 2020 Earth & Environment weekly
From SciAm, Will 2020 Be the Hottest Year on Record?
Revealed: how the gas industry is waging war against climate action, from The Guardian
An older op-ed from The Guardian by Bill McKibben regarding the Keystone pipeline
Science Denial, from Scientific American
Citizens' Climate Radio Ep. 53: Lessons from a Flood
Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 49: Unleashing our imagination
CCL report on conference, 4,685 grassroots climate advocates join virtual climate conference and lobby effort
CCL applauds senators on bipartisan bill
From National CCL site, "Are you a white CCL volunteer? Let's talk."
Tacoma Chapter News
The next meeting of the book discussion group is December 2 at noon. We are reading Doughnut Economics: 7 Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist, by Kate Raworth. Join us!
CCL Tacoma member, John Doherty, featured on national CCL site.
Next chapter meeting, via Zoom, is Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30pm. Sign up on our Home page for the Zoom instructions.
Tacoma Chapter Member Activities
Candidate Visits: We’ll be inviting Pierce County candidates for the November election to join us at upcoming meetings to share their thoughts on the environment. Join us beginning in August and ask your questions.
Lobbying: We’re seeking endorsements and climate action from Pierce County Council candidates through conversations at our monthly meetings. We met with Senator Cantwell’s staffer for the South Sound and Olympic Peninsula, Casey Duff. He’s new to the job, we shared HR 763, what we’re working on here and in Thurston County, and had an hour long discussion on climate action.
Tabling: We are working on new ideas for tabling exhibits.
Media: CCL Tacoma's John Doherty’s Climate Talk on KTAH 101.9 at 10:00AM and 10:00PM or on your own time. John has just added Climate Minute talks – 60 seconds on a climate topic, first one is Glaciers.
Facebook: Take a look, like and love, or find out how to add content and be an administrator. Check it out: https://www.facebook.com/ccltacoma
Members' Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor of The News Tribune
Climate change: This solution is ready to try now
Biden: On clean energy, he offers some hope
Climate change: We can't let ourselves be distracted
Climate: Will we revert to Pre-Covid damage?
Disasters: Covid-19 now, climate change next
Economy: Clean Energy can help us recover
Climate: Old thinkers ought to listen to the young
Fuel standards: Pierce leaders got it wrong
Schools: Teachers right to engage in climate talk