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...
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...