Youth Climate and Conservation Rally, Olympia, WA
On 13 January 2023 (Friday), from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.[MRM note: It’s about climate action, renewable energy, dams, salmon, and orcas.]⸺ source: WYORCA’s announcement at https://saveourwildsalmon.salsalabs.org/YouthRallyOlympiaJan13/index.html (accessed 7 Jan. 2023). Old and Young Folks at Olympia on 30 Jan. 2020
Candidates Endorsed by the Seattle Times Editorial Board
The final election endorsements for Washington State mid-term elections are in. See them at “Editorial board endorsements for Nov. 8,” The Seattle Times, 6 Nov. 2022, Print, D3, or online at https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/editorials/seattle-times-editorial-board-endorsements-nov-8-2022-general-election/ The Seattle Times interviews candidates and then endorses some. To read the endorsements and the full editorials (the why for the endorsements) for…
The weather is weird.
As I left church this Sunday, I spoke to an eighty-year-old man who has lived his life on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, and he commented, “The weather is weird.” I’ve heard similar sayings from folks who’ve lived for decades in my neighborhood. They say that rain and wind usually start by September, and…
More Election News: Debates and endorsements by The Seattle Times
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Washington State’s election season is upon us.
Our awareness, knowledge, involvement, and votes during the political process determine whether our environment and nature are conserved. Please see the political endorsements for Washington State candidates made by The Seattle Times and others at https://mrmconservation.com/legislation-politics-and-democracy/
Man, I needed the recent climate-action headlines.
When I was a child, my family often vacationed at Lake Powell and camped near Bullfrog Marina. What a long lake it was—120 miles long. It’s incredible to see the NASA photos showing how much of it has dried up. In the past decade, I’ve experienced summers of smoke, heat, and drought in the western…
America doesn’t, and then it does
America doesn’t, and then it does—it’s often our history. As my blog post of 25 July “America Surrenders on Climate Change” (accessible at https://mrmconservation.com/2022/07/25/america-surrenders-on-climate-change/) related, America’s Congress had given up on passing climate legislation . . . but then it put forth big climate legislation. If passed, this legislation will remake America as a clean…
America Surrenders on Climate Change
24 July 2022 Jon Talton, “Surrender on Climate Change Bakes Catastrophe Into the Planet’s Cake,” The Seattle Times, 24 July 2022, Print, C5 and C10; 22 July 2022, Web, https://www.seattletimes.com/business/surrender-on-climate-change-bakes-catastrophe-in-the-planets-cake/ My synopsis of this article: President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better agenda, with its many climate-action initiatives, would have launched the United States on a…
Candidates endorsed by The Seattle Times
The Seattle Times endorsements were published in the 17 July 2022 (Sunday) issue on p. D3 and can be accessed at https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/editorials/seattle-times-editorial-board-endorsements-aug-2-2022-primary/ (e-published 8 July 2022 and updated 21 July 2022). My Comments:I’m glad I live where a free and healthy press still exists and where newspapers publish their recommendations on which candidates to vote…