Author Archives: Cindy Jayne

Local 20/20’s Comments on Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

The Peninsula Daily News kindly asked Local 20/20 what our comments were regarding the President's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and the published a nice article on local responses on Sunday here. Below is our full response. Local 20/20, a Jefferson County-based organization focused on local sustainability and resiliency is appalled by Donald Trump's action to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord. The impacts of climate change are becoming ever more obvious in the Pacific Read more...

May 1 – May Day Bike Festival

Gather at the Cotton Building to support bicycling and walking! Kick-off the start of Bike Month with League of American Bicyclists (LAB) national board member & representative, Steve Durrant Celebrate Port Townsend’s Silver Award as a Bicycle-Friendly City!   Schedule of May 1st Bike Festival Activities 1:00 – 2:30 pm Town Ride to tour some of our bicycling and walking facilities, trails & marvelous setting 4:00 – 6:15 pm Late Afternoon Social for LAB rep Read more…Last updated:Thursday, April 27, 2017

People’s Climate March – April 29

Come join others from across the Olympic Peninsula to take to the streets for a safe climate, justice for all, and a prosperous clean-energy economy. We’ll be joining a huge march in Washington, D.C. and dozens of sister marches around the world to send a message of resolve on climate, jobs and justice.  The march kicks off at 3 pm at the Port Angeles City Pier. After walking through downtown Port Angeles, the march will end back at the pier at approximately 4 pm, and speakers from across the Read more…Last updated:Thursday, April 27, 2017

April 22: Celebrate Science and Earth Day (and Bigfoot?!) in Jefferson County

Come join us as we Celebrate Science and Earth Day (and Bigfoot?!) in Jefferson County! We will check in with the many of the Taming Bigfoot Carbon Footprint Reduction participants to see how their footprints are one year later, and will provide general updates for all on the state of climate science as it applies to Jefferson County. We will also share information and ideas on climate activities and adaptation happening locally. Brought to you by Local 20/20’s Climate Outreach group. April 22, Read more…Last updated:Monday, April 17, 2017

Reaching Blue Film Showing – March 17

REACHING BLUE, a film about Climate Change in the Salish Sea, will be shown on Friday March 17th, 6:30 pm, at the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, at 2333 San Juan Avenue, Port Townsend. Local 20/20 is one of the many co-sponsors of the film. There will be a Q&A discussion with filmmaker and former Port Townsend resident Ian Hinkle. A reception at 8:00 PM will offer local oysters, smoked salmon, cheese, cider and other treats provided by some of our 15 co-sponsors. There will also Read more…Last updated:Tuesday, March 28, 2017

PERSPECTIVE: What Can We Control? All Things Local

Here is a Perspective Piece from the Port Townsend Leader that Larry Dennison and Cindy Jayne wrote on behalf of Local 20/20, highlighting the reasons for focusing on local issues in the new year. Last updated:Thursday, January 5, 2017

Climate Change Class – An Overview from Planet to Port Townsend – Starts Dec 3rd

Climate change mitigation (reducing greenhouse gases) and adaptation (preparing for climate impacts) are some of the most complex issues we’ve faced as a society. Learn more about both the global and local aspects through a 6-session course in Port Townsend, this December and January (One Saturday, 1-4pm, Dec. 3, AND 5 Tuesdays, 7:15-8:45pm, Dec. 6 & 13, Jan. 3, 10 & 17). This course is part of the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Adult Learning Program, in collaboration with Local Read more…Last updated:Tuesday, December 27, 2016

King Tide Viewing Party Nov 18th Port Townsend

  Each winter, king tides—the highest tides of the year—offer a spectacular shoreside show and a sneak preview of what rising sea levels will mean in years to come. Join Washington Sea Grant, along with the Jefferson Marine Resource Committee and Local 20/20,  for Port Townsend’s first King Tide Viewing Party, presented with support from the Washington Department of Ecology. Free snacks and hot beverages will take the edge off the chill, and coastal experts will explain the science Read more…Last updated:Friday, November 11, 2016

Time to Choose – Extended June 24 – 30th!

Due to the very large turnout for the screening of TIME TO CHOOSE last week, The Rose Theatre has kindly brought the movie back for one week only. The provocative and hard-hitting film by Academy Award®-winning documentary director, Charles Ferguson (Inside Job; No End In Sight) that addresses worldwide climate change challenges and solutions.  Narrated by Oscar Isaac, the documentary takes audiences on a journey from the threats we face to the remarkable stories of people changing our world Read more…Last updated:Sunday, July 31, 2016

Global Temperature Increase Graphic

Check out this interesting graphical way of displaying temperature changes since 1850:   Spiralling global temperatures from 1850-2016 (full animation) — Ed Hawkins (@ed_hawkins) May 9, 2016 Last updated:Monday, May 16, 2016

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