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Your Hero’s New Story : Heroes’ Narrative Handbook Cover, used with permission....
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Apr 22
Illegal Play : Photo by Jennifer LangstonMy kid is a rule follower....
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Apr 21
PR Firm WA2 Advocates Takes Coal Money : The time is ripe for divestment from the fossil fuel industry. Although we usually think about divestment as reallocating long-term financial holdings, it can take a much more direct form....
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Apr 18
Weekend Reading 4/18/14 : Alan A better way to measure inequality: focus on the 1 percenters. “It’s time to step up to the plate,” are the final words of this promising trailer for a documentary on people taking action against...
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Apr 17
Washington Board Upholds Stormwater Rules : Seattle rain garden during a downpour....
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Apr 16
Gov. Inslee Hires Coal Lobbyist to Direct Policy Office : In a classic instance of the revolving door between government and industry, Governor Inslee has decided to hire Matt Steuerwalt as the director of his policy office effective May 1....
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Apr 15
Industry to Feds: “We Will Not Remove Any Unsafe Oil Rail Cars from Service” : “We will not remove any unsafe oil rail cars from service.” That was the upshot of oil industry testimony at a recent rail safety hearing before the US Senate. To be fair, that isn’t...
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Apr 14
New Video: The Pacific Rim Coal Bubble : Hey, kids!...
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Apr 11
Weekend Reading 4/11/14 : Jennifer If you haven’t already seen this Washington Post infographic, it’s brilliant. It’s nominally about the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370....
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Apr 10
Oil Trainspotting, Part 2 : Two weeks ago, we called on northwesterners to start tracking oil train movements as they pass through local communities....
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Apr 8
Users’ Guide: Climate messaging : "Let me explain..." by Nicola Albertini used under CC CREATIVECOMMONS.ORG licensesThere are lots of resources available on communicating about climate change—sometimes it seems like too many....
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Apr 8
Another Look at Declining Seattle Traffic : Every year, the Seattle Department of Transportation tracks traffic at 19 select bridges across the city, and presents the resulting traffic count as a rough-and-ready gauge of citywide traffic trends...
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Apr 7
What Does 17% Mean? : King County voters are receiving ballots in the mail for the April 22 special election. Many of them have only one issue to decide: Proposition 1....
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Apr 4
Weekend Reading 4/4/14 : Jennifer The adaptation of Michael Lewis’ new book Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt in the New York Times Magazine this week bodes well for the entire book....
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Apr 3
Citizens Re-United? : US Supreme Court Courtroom by Ken Yu used under CC CREATIVECOMMONS.ORG licenses When the conservative majority of the US Supreme Court this week blew up caps on the contributions the richest Americans...
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Apr 3
Events: Sightline on Fossil Fuel Exports: Bainbridge Island and Vancouver, WA : Next week, I’ll be doing two public speaking engagements on The Thin Green Line—the notion that the Northwest is uniquely position to thwart large-scale fossil fuel exports. Bainbridge Island ...
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Apr 1
What the Northwest Can Learn from Louisiana : I returned from a recent visit to the southern tip of Louisiana with a new found appreciation for how important it is to prevent coal exports in the Northwest....
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Apr 1
Will Oregon Cook Up a Carbon Tax? : The BC recipe for carbon pricing looks something like this: Take a carbon tax and mix it with corporate and personal income tax reductions; keep it simple; slowly shift the tax burden from income to c...
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Apr 1
Recent Coal Export Trends: Q4 2014 : Late last week, the US Department of Energy released new figures in its quarterly coal export report....
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Mar 31
A New Measure of Food Deserts, Part 2 : Grocery Outlet repalces liquor store by litlnemo, flickr used under CC CREATIVECOMMONS.ORG licensesClark’s post last week on a new WalkScore tool that maps which homes are within a five-minute walk to...
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Mar 28
Weekend Reading 3/28/14 : Jennifer I’ve had a hard time keeping it together while I’ve read the Seattle Times coverage of the Oso mudslide this week, mostly because of the horrific human toll but also because its report...
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Mar 27
A New Measure of Food Deserts : The concept of a “food desert“—a place where residents have little access to to healthy, affordable food—can seem somewhat alien to the well-off....
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Mar 26
My Sixth Extinction Facepalm : The Sixth Extinction, Book CoverDear Ms....
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