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Updated 12/06/2021

Welcome to our video page, where we present videos of interviews with individuals involved in climate action in the Tacoma area, interviews with candidates for local office and other relevant presentations. They are also posted on our YouTube channel, Citizens' Climate Lobby - Tacoma Chapter.

Are you or do you know someone involved in local climate action?  We welcome your input on topics and contacts.

Your hosts for these videos are CCL Tacoma members:

John Doherty, former Marine and airline pilot and instructor, hosts the radio program Climate Talk where he and his guests talk about "everything climate, and always respectfully."  The program can be found on Tacoma Radio, KTAH 101.9 FM and the Voice of Vashon, KVSH 101.9 FM.

James Morgese, former public broadcaster with more than 40 years in commercial and public television, is passionate about preserving our environment and is volunteering his skills in video production toward the cause.

"Our Environment is Threatened.
We're Running Out of Time..."
Climate Talk

Dr John Perona, Professor of Environmental Biochemistry at Portland State University, talks with John about his new book, From Knowledge to Power: The Comprehensive Handbook for Climate Science and Advocacy

Dr James Conca, CTO for UFA Ventures, Inc., talks with John on climate change and the role of nuclear power

Evlondo Cooper, Senior Writer at Media Matters, talks with John about climate change and climate justice

Monica Aufrecht of Bellevue College Talks about the Ethics of Climate Change - "Doing the Right Thing"

Climate Justice Community Organizer Marquis Mason talks about the challenges and promises in bringing justice into our local climate mitigation efforts.

Mexican immigrant and UPS grad Mariana Sanchez Castillo, Field Organizer with Washington Environmental Council, talks about the need to accelerate progress towards a just climate future in the PNW.

Dr Elly Claus-McGahan talks about Climate Pierce County and recently enacted Sustainability 2030: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan.

Jonathan Marshall, and Dr. Peter Joseph detail the effectiveness and justice of a price on fossil fuel pollution.

SAFE Cities activist and environmentalist Ingrid Archibald talks with John about fossil fuels in Tacoma and associated climate justice issues.

John Doherty talks with Sameer Ranade from Front and Centered about environmental equity for  underrepresented groups.

John Doherty talks with Dick Muri, an expert in electric vehicles, on owning and operating an electric car for the benefit of the environment and personal economy.

John Doherty talks with Kevin Bartoy from the Washington State Ferry System on their plans to diversify away from diesel power for their fleet.


Ryan Mello, Pierce County Councilman, speaks with James Morgese on environmental issues of concern in Pierce County.

James Morgese talks with representatives of Pierce Transit on their diversification of their busses away from diesel fuel.


John Doherty's talk at the Climate Action Day in Bremerton, WA on September 25, 2021

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