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September 2020 Newsletter!

  Maybe you’ve heard? There’s an apocalyptic election in the works. Meanwhile Black lives still matter, damn it, fossil fuel facilities are back on the march, and (blushing now) we’re doing some fundraising. But more on that later, let’s start with the...

August Newsletter

Yeah, we’re ticked off, and it’s not because of the sun in our eyes, it’s... THE MAYOR’S VETO In a stunning “Let them eat cake” gesture last weekend, Mayor Durkan vetoed $86 million in COVID emergency relief, approved by City Council as part of the #JumpStartSeattle...

July Newsletter

Black Lives Matter. There is no climate justice without racial justice. (Photo by Austin Smith) We are still in the middle of a massive nationwide uprising for Black Lives. History shows that sustained and disruptive protest is one of the only ways to bring about deep...

June Newsletter

(Photo by Austin Smith) Black Lives Matter. There is no climate justice without racial justice. We are in the middle of the largest nationwide uprising since the 1960s. For the past week, there have been huge protests here in Seattle and around the world, and they...

May Newsletter

Keeping your distance out there in the sun? Glad to hear it! Here are some things to do in the shade: RISE TO THE CHALLENGE We're currently facing multiple crises—including a pandemic, an economic downturn, and climate change. We need progressive funding to provide...

Let’s Flatten this Curve, Too

by Emily Hazelton The language of “flatten the curve,” coined during the coronavirus pandemic, holds valuable lessons about the climate crisis. Lesson 1: System Delays We humans are wired to handle an immediate threat. A crisis that will occur in two weeks or ten...

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