Postings: Climate Action

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 onContinue Reading

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 hugeContinue Reading

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 participantsContinue Reading

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 JuanContinue Reading

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 globalContinue Reading

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. JoinContinue Reading

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-hittingContinue Reading

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, 2016Continue Reading

Tues April 19 – Highlights and Inspirations from the Paris Climate Conference

In celebration of Earth Week, the Port Townsend / Jefferson County Climate Action Committee will hold a special meeting featuring a presentation by Laura Tucker and Hank Walker.  Laura andContinue Reading

March 2016 Community Read – A Month of Climate Change-Focused Events

The Port Townsend Library has selected Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything for 2016’s Community Read, and has a full line up of engaging and informative events related to climate changeContinue Reading

Rural Energy Grant Workshop Feb 17th

Your local business, farm or ranch may be eligible for grant funding for a renewable energy or energy efficiency system. For those who own a for-profit small business, farm orContinue Reading

Jan 31 – Climate Change & the Plant-Based Diet – Howard Lyman

Author, environmentalist, former cattle rancher, and co-defendant with Oprah Winfrey on the Amarillo Texas beef trial, Howard Lyman will be speaking on sustainability and the dangers of current methods ofContinue Reading

Climate Rally in PT 11/29 / Climate Documentary 11/30

Two *Hot* Climate Opportunities – a rally on Sunday in PT and a new free Time to Choose climate documentary streaming Monday and Tuesday 11/30-12/1 only. See details below. RallyContinue Reading

Taming Bigfoot Carbon Footprint Competition – Join Now!

Taming Bigfoot is a team challenge that makes it fun to reduce your carbon footprint – a number that measures the amount of greenhouse gas emissions associated with your activities.Continue Reading

Oct 27&29, Nov 11- Preparing for Climate Change in the North Olympic Peninsula

The “Climate Change Preparedness Plan for the North Olympic Peninsula” recently issued by the North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation & Development Council (NOP RC&D) will be presented by Kate DeanContinue Reading

July 14 Drought Forum for Jefferson County

We had a great turnout at the event. Here are the slides from the presentations. The North Olympic Development Council is organizing a public forum on drought issues in JeffersonContinue Reading

International Transition Town Trainer Coming to Port Townsend June 16-20, 2015

Tina Clarke is an internationally known Transition Town trainer a Certified Transition Town Trainer with the global Transition movement ( and will be in Port Townsend June 16 – 20 toContinue Reading

May 1 Event – Kathleen Dean Moore “Broken Clouds: Finding Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Climatic Change”

Kathleen Dean Moore, a philosopher, nature writer, and public speaker, will give a talk titled “Broken Clouds: Finding Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Climatic Change.” Her workContinue Reading

Feb 7th Event – Climate Change and Reasons for Hope

Update: see the list of organizations participating here! Climate Change news can be overwhelming, every week there seems to be more reasons for concern. But there is hope. The tideContinue Reading

Climate Migration?

The Pacific Northwest will soon become a “climate refuge” according to an article penned by Cliff Mass, a University of Washington professor of atmospheric science and local climate blogger. AccordingContinue Reading

Nov Events: Home Energy Audit Workshop and Climate Change and Antarctica Talk

November 8th and November 14th are the dates for two exciting local climate action events in Jefferson County: Free Home Energy Audit WorkshopSaturday November 8, 10:00 am – 12:00 pmJeffersonContinue Reading

Community Forum on Ocean Health/Acidification – Oct 7th 6:30 PM

There is a talk on ocean health on October 7th, including ocean acidification. Speakers are Dr. Simone Alin, Supervisory Oceanographer at NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Lab; and Betsy Peabody, theContinue Reading

People’s Climate Marches in Port Townsend, Sequim and Port Angeles

Come join in the People’s Climate March in Port Townsend on Sunday, September 21, 3:00 – 4:30 pm, at Pope Marine Park, and be part of a worldwide climate demonstration!Continue Reading

Climate Change Lobbying Workshop

June 29 (Sunday), 2:30 to 5:00 PM, Elwha Klallam Heritage Center, 401 East First Street, Port Angeles A new group is forming to lobby our Jefferson County and Clallam CountyContinue Reading

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