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

Sep 17
How State Public Money Pays for Coal Exports and Oil Trains : Coal and oil trains, Washington state. by Paul K. Anderson (Used with permission)Communities across Oregon and Washington are growing increasingly agitated about the risks of fossil fuel export....
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Sep 15
Have You Signed? : What's Your Request? by John used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0You know the drill. To get into the Safeway, you’re going to have to walk past the man with the clipboards....
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Sep 12
Weekend Reading 9/12/14 : Kristin My inbox is always too full....
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Sep 11
Disputing a Study on Coal Exports and Climate : Giant coal trains near North Antelope Rochelle Mine by Kimon Berlin used under CC BY-SA 2.0I’ve never seen anything like this: an academic study that assumes that a privately held power company will c...
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Sep 10
Climate Change in Plain Language : Sometimes those of us who are very deeply immersed in climate communications become so focused on crafting messages that effectively convey certain complex issues, ideas, and policy measures ...
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Sep 10
Canada vs. the USA on Oil Train Standards : With what passes for chest beating in the world of railway regulation, US politicians this summer claimed that the Transportation Department’s newly-proposed crude oil, ethanol, and flammable material...
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Sep 9
Five Keystone XLs: The Carbon in Northwest Fossil Fuel Export Plans : Original Sightline Institute graphic by Don Baker Design, available under our free use policy.Sightline is releasing a new report, Northwest Fossil Fuel Exports, showing that the region is poised to b...
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Sep 8
“If We Cannot Escape, Neither Will the Coal” : Across the Northwest, Native communities are refusing to stand idle in the face of unprecedented schemes to move coal, oil, and gas through the region....
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Sep 5
Weekend Reading 9/5/14 : Alan This folk-rock video opposing a new apartment building in the town center of Lake Oswego, Oregon, is apparently not intended as a parody of NIMBY-ism, which may be why it is such an effective par...
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Sep 4
Full Disclosure : A demonstrator after the McCutcheon decision, Los Angeles, CA....
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Sep 3
Initiative Inflation : Alvimann, morguefile.comWe northwesterners tend to be proud of our direct democracy....
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Sep 3
Do Coal Investors Really Care About Exports? : Giant coal trains near North Antelope Rochelle Mine by Kimon Berlin used under CC BY-SA 2.0Powder River Basin coal mining firm Cloud Peak saw a stock sell-off today after the company announced that it...
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Aug 29
Weekend Reading 8/29/14 : Pam Walking on the ferry to Bainbridge the other night, I was reminded of how much more I see when I’m on my feet instead of on my bike or in a motor vehicle....
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Aug 27
Is a Land-Value Tax Illegal in Seattle? : As we’ve discussed before, land-value taxation is a smart tool for revitalizing cities....
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Aug 26
Measures of Money : Tons of tomatoes by Susy Morris used under CC BY-NC 2.0Six hundred dollars. That’s how much money residents of Washington state donated to the “No” campaign in the 2013 initiative concerning genetic e...
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Aug 25
2014 Update: Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change : With a new school year approaching, this is a good time to update our review of the treatment of climate change in economics textbooks....
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Aug 22
Weekend Reading 8/22/14 : Eric My top recommendation this week is Lummi elder Jewell James’ article in the Bellingham Herald: In August we make our journey from South Dakota to the Salish Sea and north to Alberta, Can...
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Aug 21
Ambre Energy’s Troubled History: Greatest Hits Edition! : No coal trains sign, at a home in Bow, WA....
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