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Weekend Reading 12/19/14 : Ted Have you wondered why the cast, promos, and maybe even the audiences for the new hit movie “Wild” (based on the 2012 memoir by Cheryl Strayed) include so few non-white faces?...
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Dec 18
Why the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act Is a Big, Awesome Deal : In Washington and across the Northwest, we are already seeing devastating impacts of climate change....
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Dec 18
What Do Oil Train Explosions Cost? : Given the nasty tendency for oil trains to explode when they derail, it’s probably worth asking what a catastrophic accident might cost....
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Dec 17
5 Tips for Portland and Vancouver on Uber : Uber 4U by Adam Fagen used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Portland and Vancouver BC officials, welcome to Seattle’s pain....
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Dec 16
How to eat your turkey (hint: it’s better with stuffing and cranberry sauce). : A purely regulatory approach to cutting carbon is like Thanksgiving dinner without the turkey....
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Dec 15
What is Xylene, and What Does it Mean for Puget Sound? : It’s a safe bet that most people have no idea what C6H4(CH3)2 refers to....
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Dec 12
Weekend Reading 12/12/14 : Alicia Need something new to read on your bus ride? Poetry on Busses is a Seattle-based community art project, which features the poetry of your fellow bus riders....
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Dec 11
The Ongoing Coal Export Collapse at BC’s Ridley Terminal : Coal exports from the Ridley terminal on the north British Columbia coast are continuing their free-fall....
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Dec 11
How (Not) To Talk About Politicians : Martin Sheen as President Bartlet © NBCAs the fine folks at Public Works remind us, how we talk about public officials matters. It’s easy to default to bad habits. We all do it....
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Dec 11
How Portland’s Neighborhood Greenways Evolved : Terry Neighborhood Greenway by Greg Raisman used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0In my last post, I focused on Seattle’s nascent neighborhood greenway system, which aims to create a network of residential street...
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Dec 10
Event: Carbon Pricing Options for Oregon : Pilsen and Pollution by Senor Codo used under CC BY-SA 2.0 (Used with Creative Commons) Carbon Tax vs. Cap and Trade? Can Oregon make polluters pay and grow jobs....
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Dec 10
The New Oregon Carbon Tax Report is Out : We are already paying a high price for fossil fuels: strange and severe weather, asthma and cancer cases, a Northwest economy weakened by huge bills for importing coal, oil, and gas, and the political...
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Dec 9
The Facts about Kinder Morgan : Energy giant Kinder Morgan has big ambitions....
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Dec 8
Chinese Coal Imports Falling Fast : Chinese customs statistics show that the nation’s coal imports fell 26 percent year-over-year in November....
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Dec 5
What Has Sightline Ever Done for You? : Celeste Larkin as a toddler. By mom, Sara Larkin....
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Dec 5
Weekend Reading 12/5/14 : Jennifer If you—like me—missed this great interview last week in which Mike McGinn deconstructs the evolution of Seattle’s “bikelash” politics, now’s your time to go read the whole thing....
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Dec 3
What Ambre Says About Its Financial Collapse : Coal protest, Rainforest Action Network, cc.In case you missed the news, Ambre Energy—the Australian firm behind two of the three remaining coal export projects in the Pacific Northwest—is selling its...
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Dec 3
Which Way to Clean Industrial Stormwater? : bex in beijing, Flickr IMGP1116 by bex in beijingIndustrial companies—metal recyclers, printing plants, rail yards, petroleum refineries, and the like—have a smaller footprint on the land compared to...
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Nov 26
Ambre Energy Bungles News of Its Own Demise : Coal Train in Residential Neighborhood by Paul K....
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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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