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

Aug 19
EVENTS: Coal & Oil Trains in Bellingham, Everett : I’ll be participating in two panel talks on coal and oil trains, one this Friday and one next week....
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Aug 18
(Pay To) Park and Ride? : In July 2013, board members of the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority, better known as Sound Transit, unanimously approved a pilot program to test several efficiency-boosting strategies fo...
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Aug 15
Weekend Reading 8/15/14 : Serena Heads up to a great event happening next Saturday, August 23: the 9th Annual Duwamish River Fest!...
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Aug 14
The Holy Grail of Parenting : Image by Grace HobsonOn a recent vacation, I had a perfect moment, one that so rarely occurs since I had a kid nearly six years ago....
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Aug 13
Messaging Basics to Live By : Photo Credit: willgame via Compfight cc As we gear up for a busy autumn, with election season looming and new legislative efforts on the horizon, it seems a good a time as any to take stock of some of...
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Aug 12
Big Is Beautiful : Land of Promise (cover), by Michael Lind.I have had a think-tank director’s crush on Michael Lind, co-founder of the New America Foundation, since I read his four-part filleting of the US Senate in 19...
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Aug 11
A Rx for Family-Sized Housing in Seattle : Stuffed animal sleepover by Allen County (IN) Public LIbrary (license)Most Northwest parents trying to raise kids— in an urban setting or no—can appreciate the importance of space....
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Aug 8
Weekend Reading 8/8/14 : Jennifer A few months ago, I wrote about all the things it was illegal for kids to do in Northwest parks....
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Aug 7
Carbon Pricing and Northwest Businesses : Many business owners and workers worry that carbon pricing will hurt local economies. They need to know: How would carbon pricing affect businesses and job creation in Washington and Oregon?...
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Aug 5
Take Your Messaging Strategy…to the Beach : Photo Credit: ildiva via Compfight cc It’s August. We’re getting lots of “out of office” auto-replies to our emails. That means you’re on vacation or, if you’re not, half your staff is....
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Aug 5
Warren Buffett Really Likes Oil Trains : Oil trains in the railyards, Everett, WA (3). by Paul K....
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Aug 4
California, Here We Come : Welcome to California by Curtis Perry used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Editor’s note: Washington’s Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce is weighing alternative carbon-...
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Aug 1
Weekend Reading 8/1/14 : Serena Via Seattle Met‘s PubliCola, a heads-up to a story that somehow didn’t make big local news, as reported by Al Jazeera America and thoughtfully reflected upon by Lindy...
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Jul 30
There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Rebecca Solnit : Hope in the Dark (cover) by Rebecca SolnitEditor’s Note: Alan started this as an entry for Weekend Reading, but it got a little long....
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Jul 29
Proposed Oil Train Rules: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly : Oil trains in the railyards, Everett, WA (5). by Paul K....
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Jul 29
Are You Planning to Have Kids? (Part 2) : IMG 0062 by picturecrazyboy used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0In my last post about Vancouver BC, I outlined the family-friendly policies that have helped make its downtown a magnet for families with children...
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Jul 28
Video: The Northwest’s “Bomb Trains” : I’m excited to share this just-released Vice News video piece about the threats of oil trains in the Pacific Northwest: “The Crude Gamble of Oil by Rail: Bomb Trains.” Spencer Chumbley and Ni...
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Jul 28
There’s Plenty of Room at Hotel California : Pretend you’re the governor of Oregon or Washington, or the head of a key committee in the state legislature in Salem or Olympia....
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Jul 28
Poll: Are Voters Warming to a Carbon Tax? : istockThe pollsters themselves seemed surprised by new findings that majorities of Americans would support a carbon tax....
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Jul 25
Pacific Rim Coal Prices Continue to Tumble : Newcastle coal futures prices, August 2014 contract. In case you don’t check the coal futures markets every day, you may have missed the news that international coal prices recently reached a multi-ye...
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Jul 25
Why Washington State Should Adopt a BC-style Carbon Tax : Editor’s Note: Washington’s Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce is on the job, weighing alternative carbon-pricing proposals....
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Jul 25
Weekend Reading 7/25/14 : Alan Oregonians will vote in November on whether to adopt open, top-two primaries like California and Washington....
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Jul 24
Coal Exports: Unfair Market Value : Coal Train in Residential Neighborhood by Paul K....
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Jul 24
Oil Train Derails in Seattle : Multiple news accounts just now that a loaded oil train derailed under the Magnolia Bridge, about a mile north of downtown Seattle. KOMO News account here. Many others here....
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Jul 24
Global Warming and Monster Wildfires : Photo Credit: Rossco ( Image Focus Australia ) via Compfight cc This week, the LA Times reported on the wildfire raging in Washington State, describing “tornadoes of fire” engulfing a small town....
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