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Rep. Adam Smith meets with 30 climate activists at his Renton office

This morning, Rep. Adam Smith (WA, CD-09, D) met at his Renton office with about 30 climate change activists who came to thank him for signing on to support Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal resolution. Rep. Smith said “A durable progressive majority is the best way to get a Green New Deal.”  For now, with […]

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Top Eight Things You Can Do About Climate Change Right Now

Reposted from Valerie Tarico.com by Valerie Tarico While California was approaching tinderbox conditions that erupted into catastrophic fires, an oil industry coalition led by British Petroleum was spending $30 million to persuade Washington State voters that dirty fuel producers shouldn’t have to pay a dump fee on the carbon they dump into our air. As […]

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Fireplaces burning in the summer when it’s 90 degrees!

Yesterday in downtown Bellevue, I attended the Bellevue Arts Festival and popped into Lincoln Square South and other stores to cool off. I looked into the classy Hotel W and saw that they were running gas-powered fireplaces: This is despite the fact that it was about 90 degrees outside. I see other buildings in downtown […]

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I’m pro-life: in favor of Medicare for all, a healthy environment, and gun control

I’m pro-life for adults and for later-term fetuses, but I’m pro-choice for early-term fetuses.  However, it seems that many conservative Americans are pro-life only for fetuses but not so much for children and adults. Real pro-life includes everyone, not just fetuses. So, I’m in favor of government-guaranteed medical care for everyone.  And I’m in favor […]

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The Arnold responds to the Donald, and the NY Times explains why the Repugs started denying climate change

BREAKING: Arnold Schwarzenegger has a blunt message for Donald Trump. #ParisAgreement Posted by ATTN: Video on Thursday, June 1, 2017 In 2008 when John McCain ran for president, he ran a campaign ad that “sounded the alarm on global warming.” Since then virtually the entire GOP establishment have become climate change deniers. What happened? Politics […]

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Supporting the Solar Incentive Bill HB2346 in Senate

The Solar Extension bill HB 2346 is alive and is now in the Senate.  It supports the Solar industry in Washington state by helping to make an installation more affordable up front. The Bill will have a committee (Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee)  hearing on Wednesday, February 24.  To get out of this committee […]

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The terrorists in our midst

They live amongst us, pretending to be normal people. But each year they kill over 35,000 Americans. They poison our air and damage our health, causing asthma, lung disease, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. They finance ISIS and Al Qaeda. They lead us to fight wars. They cause catastrophic climate change. They destroy the livability of […]

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Successful Climate Justice Activism

Look what we have accomplished together! – (see the media roundup below) Together we were: Led by the beauty and spirit of the moment, Emboldened by the drums and wise words of the Duwamish and Native Canoe families and the voices of those on the front-lines of the climate crisis, Driven by a moral obligation […]