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On Monday, May 13, guests from all over the Northwest and the country helped us exceed our fundraising goal. This generosity will help us continue to build a clean energy economy where the environment is protected and economic prosperity is available to all.
I love flying. I’ve recently spent some time flying back and forth to the East Coast. We’re all familiar with that trip. A long flight across the country to an Eastern hub and then up or down the coast to your final destination.
On Earth Day 2013, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee declared, “First we had the canary in the coal mine. Now we have the oyster in the ocean for climate change.” The governor is right to issue this clarion call: unless we change business as usual, we might not be able to enjoy one of life’s greatest pleasures – fresh oysters on the half shell.
Before a crowd of 900+ both Gov. Inslee and Steyer highlighted clean energy success on the West Coast while stressing the urgent need for the region to lead in capping carbon emissions and growing jobs through both private and public investment at local, state, regional and national levels.
Allan Savory claims in his recent TED talk, which has garnered over 1 million views, that increasing livestock herds on arid grasslands and managing them to better mimic nature’s wild grazing herds can have an enormous climate benefit.