Environment

Activists Shut Down More Than a Dozen Chase Bank Branches Across Seattle

And more than two dozen were arrested during an anti-pipeline action Monday.

 

Next Up For Anti-Pipeline Activists: JP Morgan Chase

“I know it makes people uncomfortable. But that’s the only way they’re listening.”

 

Carbon Tax Now, or Carbon Tax Later? Some Say It’s Just a Matter of Time

A new carbon tax bill just landed in the state legislature – the fourth one this session.

Skagit County Jury Refuses to Convict Six of Those Arrested During ‘Break Free’ Climate Protests

So far, all the criminal-trespass trials have resulted in convictions. On Friday, the jury hung.

Murray Gets Behind Effort to Divest City Pension Fund From Fossil Fuels

“It’s pretty strong—we’re very pleased with the letter and the Mayor’s stance.”

Your Best Chance to See Bald Eagles Near Seattle? Try the Landfill

Little did I know that a dump tour would start to feel like a wildlife safari.

The Passionate Fight Over Trash in King County

What will we do with our garbage when our landfill fills? Kathy Lambert says, “Burn it!”

Trump to Repeal Federal Climate Regs, Washington State Undaunted

Clean Power Plan or no, Washington is ahead on climate.

Proposed Federal Budget Would Slash Puget Sound’s EPA Funding by 93 Percent

It’s just a draft, but it doesn’t bode well, say environmental advocates.

As Wells Fargo Divestment Approaches, Where Should Seattle Put Its $3 Billion?

The world is watching as Seattle blazes a #NoDAPL trail.

Duwamish Superfund Cleanup Under a Trump Administration? It’s Gonna Be OK, Say Advocates

The EPA grants freeze and other orders this week have been terrifying. Here’s some level-setting.

Sea-Tac Wants All Its Flights to Run On Biofuel. And It Has a Plan to Do It.

Federal climate efforts are in limbo. Meanwhile, in Seattle…

So You Want to Divest from DAPL. Will the Financial Industry Let You?

Conventional wisdom says putting your money where your values are will cost you. But that’s changing.

Department of Natural Resources Deals Blow to Longview Coal Export Terminal

Coal’s last-last gasp? On Tuesday, the DNR denied a key permit required to build the project.

Trump Is Going to Be President. Time to Organize.

Banding together on important issues is vital to opposing a destructive agenda. Here are the local groups you can connect with to make it happen.