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...
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...
Today, We’re Stronger

Today, We’re Stronger

We won’t mince words. Locally, last night sucked. Despite the largest, most diverse coalition in WA state history, and despite the heroic efforts of 6,500 volunteers, I-1631 probably lost. But if we broaden our view to take in the rest of the country, it’s...
Youth Lead the Way Wrap-up!

Youth Lead the Way Wrap-up!

Watch our amazing wrap-up video from Monday’s Youth Lead the Way Climate Lobby Day: The youth held a press conference, presented redwood tree saplings as part of the “Moving the Giants” effort, and met with legislative aides. They already have one...
Day One Wrap-up

Day One Wrap-up

In a remarkable disruption of business as usual on Monday, 300+ of us from across Washington State descended on the State Capitol in Olympia to begin the Climate Countdown. At the same time, an indigenous-led encampment of dozens of people centered around four...