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Category: Past Campaigns

Electrify Seattle Wins!

After a year of campaigning, canvassing, lobbying and marching, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed the Building Emissions Performance Standard. 

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Seattle City Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda speaks about JumpStart Tax at City Hall

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda & the JumpStart Tax

Revenue returns from the 2020-approved JumpStart tax began to trickle in this past February: first $200 million, then $215 million, then finally, $231 million in projected revenue to support affordable housing, business assistance, community development, and Green New Deal policies for Seattle.

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Divestment campaigner with bullhorn in front of Chase Bank

Two Years of Giving Chase … Hell

For two years now, we’ve been campaigning to force JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s largest bank, to stop funding climate disaster. Here’s the story behind the campaign ― an overview of the problem we’re trying to solve, a history of what’s happened so far, and a preview of what’s coming next. We hope you’ll join

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Divestment campaign activists in front of Wells Fargo bank in Seattle

We Need a Public Bank

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.

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Sit-in of divestment campaign activists in front of Chase Bank doorway in Seattle

Civil Disobedience as Community Service

Whether it was yet another police shooting, the war in Syria, or a pipeline protest, I felt powerless to make anything change. But Standing Rock seemed different, and events since then have confirmed that perception. It seems like the protest never died, just spread to other locations.

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Hurray PSCAA!

This is what it looks like when another one starts biting the dust! Thanks to overwhelming public outcry (including a great eight days in December), the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has sent PSE back to the drawing board, with a need for a greenhouse gas Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). Their hubris intact, they continue to build (despite lacking key permits)….but make no mistake, the tide has turned.

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"Block the Gates" event in Tacoma, Washington to oppose Puget Sound Energy's construction of new natural gas storage facility

We will stop Tacoma LNG

Business as usual must end—especially when it involves new fossil fuel projects. So yesterday morning, three people hoisted themselves up 10′ in the air onto tripods at each gate of the proposed PSE liquefied “natural” gas (LNG) facility, to slow down construction for the second day this week.

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