Environment & Sustainability

Midweek Video: Can Tourism Ruin Cities?

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https://youtu.be/MA2l9juHvDk Global tourism is growing rapidly and it is having significant impacts on the viability of communities. Not all tourism is inherently good, but there...

UAW4121 Joins the Youth Climate Strike

As the human tragedy of Hurricane Dorian lingers over the Bahamas, fires devastate Indigenous lands in the world's largest rainforest, and democratic presidential candidates...

Sunday Video: What Is Cancer Alley?

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https://youtu.be/XAFD-0aMkwE Vox explains how environmental racism through public policy and private actions can lead to environmental health catastrophes for people of color. Coronavirus is killing...

Sunday Video: The Innovative Way Ghent Removed Cars From The City

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https://vimeo.com/379854529 Officials from Ghent talk about how their circulation plan helped transform the city to a higher walking and biking mode share in a very...

Working Toward a Greener Seattle

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For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, three local leaders weighed in on the most significant actions Seattle can undertake to increase its sustainability. Today...

2018: Seattle’s Year of the Grassroots Pro-Housing Activists

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Randy Shaw, whose new book 'Generation Priced Out' is getting notable press, claimed that 2018 was: "The year of the YIMBY (Yes in My...

Trees + Density = Livability

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Last October, Seattle Weekly republished an article headlined, ‘Will Seattle Finally Protect its tree canopy’, which was followed a few days later by Seattle Mag’s...

Montlake SR-520 Expansion Contract Comes in $30 Million Over Budget

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The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will pay a contracting firm $455 million to complete the next phase of freeway expansion through central Seattle:...