Following are interviews with people who are knowledgeable about issues that our members care about. We will post new articles and videos as they become available.
Reverend Florence Caplow, UU minister from Port Townsend, visited North Dakota where she met with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe about their efforts to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The pipeline itself would tunnel beneath the Missouri River, threatening the tribe’s only water source.
Audubon Society VP of Climate Change, Matthew Anderson, talks about climate change and the role of faith communities in responding.
UW professor Richard H. Gammon, talks about climate change and faith communities.
Univ. of Washington Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Oceanography, Adjunct Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
Audio Interview: https://soundcloud.com/user-767621081/richard-gammon
UNFCCC's Patricia Espinosa: Working towards a low-carbon society for "the well-being of people"
More information: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=54696#.V7UIY5grKUk
Carlo Voli on Petroleum Fuel Transport
Rev. Tom Shade on the UU theology of climate change, "This Changes Everything"
Eric de Place on Climate Change, Carbon Controls, and Fossil Fuel Transport
Eric is the policy director at Sightline Institute, a local think tank.
Maia Bellon, WA State Ecology Director
Criminal Justice Reform
Bob Cooper, Evergreen Public Affairs, on Black Lives Matter, "Ban the Box" and Legal Financial Obligatons
Liezl Rebugio on abolishing the death penalty
More information: https://www.aclu.org/capital-punishment
Rep Jessyn Farrel, D-Seattle on Living Wage
Andrew Nicholas, senior policy analyst for the Washington State Budget and Policy Center, on school funding and the state's inequitable tax system
Preservation of the Democratic Process