Climate activists need to prioritize tax reform

Climate activists need to prioritize tax reform

by Andrew Kidde Climate change has arrived. In the northwest, climate problems are likely to worsen in the coming decades—increased wildfires, smoky and polluted air, heat waves, droughts, floods, etc. These crises will lead to economic disruption and fewer resources....
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...
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...
350 Seattle Supports Equity-focused Congestion Pricing

350 Seattle Supports Equity-focused Congestion Pricing

Mayor Durkan announced a study of congestion pricing on Wednesday. We support this study, and strongly urge a bottom-line focus on equity, including consultation with low-income communities. Done right, congestion pricing puts the burden of cost on higher-income...