2019 WA State Legislative Session Recap

2019 WA State Legislative Session Recap

by David Perk, Selden Prentice, and Alec Connon 350 Seattle’s Civic Action Team ― 2019 Session Review! In terms of 350 Seattle’s impact on the state legislature, it was our finest year ever. Our Civic Action Team grew to nearly 1,000 members strong, and together we...
May Newsletter

May Newsletter

We’re starting with a pitch this month—for us. We get over 3/4 of our funding from individuals like you—and this week’s Give Big event is our single biggest fundraising opportunity. Can you schedule a donation to support our work this year? If you need some...
Cap & Trade Fails Communities

Cap & Trade Fails Communities

Cap & trade has failed communities in California ― why would it be any different here? In 2013, California adopted the country’s largest cap and trade scheme. Since then, the state’s overall greenhouse gas pollution have dropped from the 2001 peak…but...
March Newsletter

March Newsletter

Spring is headed our way, with fire season right behind it… So let’s get to work: FOSSIL FREE KING COUNTY Last month, we passed the #FossilFreeKC ordinance and won a 6-month moratorium on all new fossil fuel development in King County. But that’s just the start! Per...
The Other Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

The Other Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

by Andrew Kidde For the last several decades, traffic congestion has plagued many U.S. cities, and in response government agencies have repeatedly added more lanes to highways, or built new highways. Every time, shortly after a highway is widened or a new one is...
Racism & Climate Change

Racism & Climate Change

by Barbara Bengtsson Late last year, two major new reports called for urgent action on climate change; one, from the International Panel on Climate change (the IPCC), warned that we have less than twelve years to significantly reduce CO2 emissions. Why then should we...
Another world

Another world

by Rachel McDonald I was recently elected to 350 Seattle’s board of directors. Those of you who know me well know I’m a librarian by trade, and reading is one of the ways in which I make sense of the world. For years, I read about climate change, but I became involved...