Advocates often talk about social justice, political justice, environmental justice, climate justice and more as though they are separate issues. The fact is: inequalities overlap and amplify each other.
The Bay Area can be a coastal city that demonstrates how to adapt and thrive amid climate change. Or we can hold ourselves captive in a deteriorating 20th century landscape behind a dam trying to hold back the ocean.
Gas kept our lights on for decades and helped us transition from coal, but we now have solutions for a safer, cleaner, more resilient future. The time has come to go all-electric, both for our health and our future.
The findings of a statewide survey released Tuesday found that two-thirds of Oregonians were pessimistic about solving the climate crisis before it’s too late. However, local climate activists say there are reasons to be hopeful.