Environment & Sustainability

Sunday Video: How Radical Gardeners Took Back New York City

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https://youtu.be/_g2CaF12xxw Vox tells the story of how two women led movements to plant street trees and commission community gardens in New York City in a...

Governor Inslee Signs Historic Climate Bills but Vetoes Linkage to Transportation Package

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Today, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed the Climate Commitment Act (CCA) and Clean Fuels Standard passed by the Washington State Legislature, but vetoed provisions...

Meetup Video: May 2021 with Sam Assefa

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https://youtu.be/sagR5Hd6i-4 Sam Assefa joined for the May meetup as out guest speaker. Assefa formerly served as Director of the Seattle Office of Planning and Community...

We Need a Holistic Traffic Model that Actually Works for Our Goals

It is time for America to get off the highway hamster wheel. Our dull-eyed pursuit of building more highways is a disaster for the...

Heroes and Zeroes of the Washington State Legislature, 2021 Edition

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The Washington State Legislature's 2021 session adjourned on April 25th with some big wins and some big whiffs. Republicans did jack all and were...

Sunday Video: Why Is LA Traffic So Bad?

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https://youtu.be/DbiI9ainetY Dave Amos explores the history of Los Angeles’ highway building and the ways that traffic in the region is so bad. It isn’t just...

Call to Action: Support 133 Homes in Magnolia at Upcoming Design Review

The all-volunteer West Design Review Board will hear about a project at 2550 32nd Ave W that would house new neighbors and bring an...

Sunday Video: Why 99% of Ocean Plastic Is “Missing”

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https://youtu.be/fsjvwQclGLo Vox looks into why plastic is “missing” in the world’s oceans.