Sightline - The Daily Score blog

Most recent posts from Sightline Institute's blog, the Daily Score

Nov 24
Why Price Carbon—Can’t We Just Regulate It? : Most Americans—including most Republicans—want to regulate carbon pollution. Oregon and Washington have already set legally binding limits on the climate-changing gas....
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Nov 21
Weekend Reading 11/21/14 : Clark A new report from Frontier Group and TransitCenter makes a provocative (and almost certainly true) point: federal tax policy subsidizes traffic congestion....
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Nov 21
What Happened When a Hazardous Substance Train Derailed on a Puget Sound Beach : If you’ve ever wondered how an oil train derailment might go down on the shores of Puget Sound, it might look a bit like the winter night derailment in 2011 that spilled sodium hydroxide on a beach at...
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Nov 20
What Railway Workers Think about Oil Trains : If you’re following the debate about the development of large-scale crude oil-by-rail sites in Washington, you should be paying close attention to what labor unions are saying. Sightline has cataloged...
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Nov 19
The Hero’s Journey: Pro tips from Star Wars : Variations on a basic, familiar story have been told over and over across centuries and cultures, knitting communities together through shared values and beliefs....
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Nov 18
A Mom Rediscovers Her Bike : My bike, complete with a working kickstand, 24 fully functioning gears, and a trail-a-bike hitch. Image by Jennifer LangstonI haven’t used a bike to get across town in six years....
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Nov 17
The Washington Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce Report is Out : Governor Inslee toured energy storage systems company UniEnergy Technologies and met with staff....
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Nov 17
All the World’s Carbon Pricing Systems in One Animated Map : Oregon and Washington leaders are contemplating turbocharging their clean energy transition by instituting carbon pricing here in the Pacific Northwest. Will a cap or tax on carbon work?...
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Nov 14
Event: Will a Carbon Tax Fly in Oregon? : Corvallis 350 by 350.org used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Next Thursday, join our senior researcher Kristin Eberhard to talk about carbon pricing possibilities for Oregon....
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Nov 14
Weekend Reading 11/14/14 : Alan You probably don’t think you want to read a six-page account of the Washington State budget, with charts and tables and citations, and if you’re not a resident of the state, you’re probably right...
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Nov 13
The Money Behind Northwest Coal Exports : Copyright Paul K....
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Nov 12
Indiana Jones and the Clean Power Rule : In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Indie finds himself on a ledge before a chasm, with no obvious way across....
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Nov 12
Video: A League of Their Own : KIRO radio’s award-winning Dave Ross, members of the League of Women Voters, and yours truly grappled with the plague of money corruption in our democracy....
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Nov 10
Can Mining and Salmon Coexist? : “This is not about Pebble Mine....
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Nov 7
Weekend Reading 11/7/14 : Clark A nifty idea: you can reduce your carbon footprint, at least a wee bit, by reducing how much data you store in the cloud.  One simple option for Gmail users is to use this free service to tidy u...
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Nov 6
A Missed Opportunity for Seattle’s Downtown School : robert s donovan, flickrThe Seattle Public Schools Board of Directors disappointed hundreds of downtown families and residents yesterday by unanimously voting against plans to acquire the vacant Feder...
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Nov 6
Sustainability Between the Sheets : Sustain Condoms 3-pack varieties....
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Nov 5
Event: Buying the Ballot Box : Vote here by David Poe used under CC BY-ND 2.0Your ballot is in. Most of the races have been called. The TV screen is political ad-free again....
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Nov 4
How Fossil Fuel Money Plays in Northwest Elections : Over the last few years, the Northwest has been embroiled in an increasingly heated debate over its participation in fossil fuel exports....
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Nov 3
Toxic Lead’s Home Demolition Loophole : Image by Rich FeldmanResidential construction is booming again in Seattle and other Northwest cities....
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Oct 31
Recent Coal Export Trends: Q2 2014 : Here’s a look at the latest US Department of Energy figures in its quarterly coal export report, which take us up through the second quarter of 2014: Original Sightline Institute graphic, available un...
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Oct 31
Weekend Reading 10/31/14 : Ted In case you missed it, Brentin Mock has a (heartbreaking) tribute in Grist about 15-year-old George Carter III, killed recently in New Orleans....
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Oct 30
The #1 Question from Progressives about Revenue-Neutral Carbon Taxes : Last time I shared the #1 question from conservatives about revenue-neutral carbon taxes like the Carbon Washington proposal to implement a BC-style carbon tax and use the revenue to cut sales taxes a...
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Oct 29
The #1 Question from Conservatives about Revenue-Neutral Carbon Taxes : I give a lot of talks about revenue-neutral carbon taxes—especially the Carbon Washington proposal to implement a BC-style carbon tax and use the revenue to cut sales taxes and business taxes....
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Oct 29
We’re in this together: Sightline’s fall fund drive is on! : As a Sightline reader, you are well informed about the challenges that the Northwest faces in the journey toward health, safety, and sustained prosperity for all....
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