I live in a wealthy country, the U.S., and in a corner of it, a part of Virginia, not yet hit hard by fires or floods or tornados. In fact, until Sunday night, January 2nd, we’d had rather pleasant, almost summerlike weather most of the time since summer. Then, Monday morning, we got several inches of wet, heavy snow.
World BEYOND War has long supported efforts to stop noisy, polluting Navy jet flights over state parks in Washington State. Now a report by Chief United States Magistrate Justice J. Richard Creatura has got the Seattle Times editorial board proposing some sort of “compromise.”
CODEPINK and World BEYOND War join the Global Center for Climate Justice to teach audience members and answer questions about: Finding your local government’s budget & divestment resources, checking their investments for fossil fuels and the war machine, and the power of cities to re-invest our money in a climate-just-peace economy.
What has happened to the military families underscores the dangers to the 400,000 residents in Honolulu whose water would be contaminated by a predicted major leak from the underground fuel storage tanks.