We Need a Public Bank

We Need a Public Bank

by Alec Connon Fifteen months after the Seattle City Council voted unanimously to cease banking with Wells Fargo, it has renewed a three-year contract with the climate-wrecking bank. This is why we need a public bank. It’s awful that Seattle will be banking with Wells...
Hey Alexa!

Hey Alexa!

Amazon, deliver a fossil-free futureAlexa, what is Amazon.com's carbon footprint?The company won't say... but these Plant for the Planet kids, and all of us, need to know! Sign the letter! We're calling on Bezos to take ownership of the pollution from...
Dear Mayor Durkan…

Dear Mayor Durkan…

 .   .  Dear Mayor Durkan: Congratulations! We look forward to working with you to make Seattle a world-class city that’s leading boldly on climate, transportation, and livability. The city is at a crossroads: can we preserve and foster socioeconomic diversity, or...

Amazon, Seattle, & the Planet*

Amazon, and Seattle, Are Falling Behind on Climate Action In 2013, Seattle adopted a Climate Action Plan with a target of carbon neutrality by 2050. A year later, Amazon committed to reaching 100% renewable energy at an unspecified future date. In 2017, shortly after...

ADU EIS

The City of Seattle is currently formulating an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for changes to Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) regulations.  The EIS will study two alternatives.   Alternative 1 requires off-street parking for ADUs and...