Climate fires have tipped us into a new era – the age of embers.

Yale Environment 360 notes  “just as global warming has propelled the Arctic Ocean past a tipping point which will lead to a largely ice-free Arctic in summer in the coming decades. Wildfire scientists say that rising global temperatures and worsening droughts mean that the world has entered a new era of mega-fires.” California is burning…

Facebook suspends the accounts of Climate Hawks Vote, Greenpeace, and Rainforest Action Network.

Facebook has been waging war on climate science lately. The Guardian reported that over this weekend, hundreds of social justice, indigenous, and climate groups had their accounts suspended apparently to disrupt a virtual protest against the Coastal Gaslink Pipeline in British Columbia.  x Yesterday, GPUSA and hundreds of Wet’suwet’en frontline and solidarity activists organizing against…

NM-Sen: GOP Meteorologist Claimed That Climate Change Doesn't Cause Wildfires

Oh boy: Political clashes about the role of climate change in catastrophic West Coast infernos are spilling into a U.S. Senate race in New Mexico, where a Republican meteorologist is campaigning for an open seat. U.S. Rep. and Democratic Senate nominee Ben Ray Luján accused rival Mark Ronchetti on Monday of engaging in “irresponsible and…

Climate Hawk Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D. RI) Endorses Joe Biden For President

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D. RI) in support of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: Watching President Trump flounder through the largest crisis America has faced in decades has been painful and embarrassing – it’s clear we need change at the top. That’s why I’m proud to join the Rhode Island congressional delegation…

Town Hall on Addressing the COVID-19 & Climate Emergencies

COVID-19 Emergency Response Group National Town Hall Meeting with U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, & National Leaders covering The COVID-19 Pandemic And The Climate Emergency, “Protecting The People From Harm” Date: Friday, May 15, 2020.  Time: 1:00pm-2:15pm x x YouTube Video Speakers: Moderator: Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Charlotte, N.C. U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon…

Newsweek, “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins Joe Biden's Climate Policy Task Force”

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday said that Democratic New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is serving on a joint policy task force coordinated by him and Democratic Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. The task force will work on campaign goals to attract supporters of Sanders’s former campaign to vote for Biden in the November…