How To Fix the Washington Transportation Package

Sightline Daily

Washington’s new governor, Jay Inslee, has “ pledged to reduce carbon emissions in the state’s transportation system.” flickr, GovInslee. He’s named a new transportation secretary, Oregonian Lynn Peterson, who appears to feel similarly.

2009 Solar Decathalon Lights Up Washington, D.C.

Green Life Smart Life

A week before the start of the competition, the homes were sent to Washington, D.C. Tagged: Building green, Department of Energy, Green Building, Solar Decathlon, Sustainable Design, Washington DC. Tags: Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Electronics Technology Building green Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Sustainable Design Washington DC

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All-Terrain Wine–Easy on the Palate and the Planet

Wend Magazine

Currently, The Climber pouch is available in Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay and can be purchased online or in the following states: California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado,Texas, North Carolina, Florida, New York, Vermont, Ohio, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee. One percent of all Climber pouch sales goes directly to the non-profit organization 1 % for the Planet. Click here to view the embedded video.

Enormous Grassroots Response to Coal Export Plan in Washington.

Sierra Club Compass

One-Sided Keystone XL Poll Tells the Story Big Oil Wants You To Hear » Enormous Grassroots Response to Coal Export Plan in Washington. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Enormous Grassroots Response to Coal Export Plan in Washington : Comments. Compass.

How Siberia’s methane craters affect the whole planet

Green Prophet

Three craters have appeared in the Arctic environment, where temperatures have risen on average 5 degrees Celsius in the last couple of years, according to the Washington Post. But the thawing permafrost and subsequent release of methane bombs is everyone’s problem. :: Washington Post.

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Tarsands Action from Washington

Celsias

There's lots more work to do, not only to stop this pipeline, but to take on the looming threats to our planet in communities all over the world. From Bill McKibben at 350.org. What speaker after speaker at the final rally made clear (and they came from every part of our movement: indigenous leaders, labor organizers, environmentalists, young people, preachers) was that this was in no way a grand finale.

New Dietary Guidelines One of Many Tools for Protecting Planet

Conservancy Talk

Fresh produce at Washington’s Hedlin Farm, which works with TNC to incorporate flooding into its practices, creating important wetland habitat for shorebirds. Like many others, we want healthy people and a healthy planet.

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The Solution Is the Soil: How Organic Farming Can Feed the World and Save the Planet

Green (Living) Review

One man, backed by many, marches on Washington to tell lawmakers and the world that ''there is hope right beneath our feet.''

Jill Stein: Why capitalism is killing the planet

Green Blog

One of the featured speakers at the conference was Jill Stein , the nominee of the Green Party during the 2012 national election in the US, who held a talk about how capitalism is killing the planet. Capitalism is trying to kill the planet, but the people are rising up.”.

Heroines for the Planet: Emmy-Award Winning Filmmaker Marilyn Weiner, Creator of Journey to Planet Earth

Eco Chic

Journey to Planet Earth is one of the most important TV series you’ll watch. And in my opinion, one of the most important, world-changing women on our planet co-created this series: Marilyn Weiner. And what inspired you and Hal to create Journey to Planet Earth to begin with?

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Automakers Back Call for Fuel Economy Standards - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Electric Vehicle Technology on Display at the Washington Auto Show (Photo: Kristen Elmore). During his first term as President, Barack Obama took historic steps to mitigate the climate crisis our planet is facing. Compass.

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Heroines for the Planet: Green For All’s Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

Eco Chic

She has a bold yet simple vision for the future — one in which everyone gets to prosper while not destroying our planet. Phaedra has also led Green For All to help states like Washington and New Mexico pioneer state-level green jobs and energy-efficiency programs.

Don’t Just Complain, Blame, or Worry. Do Something: How You Can Take Action for a Sustainable Planet

Conservancy Talk

But right now I want to focus on what actions all of us can take as individuals to help put our planet on the right path. Everywhere you look, very diverse groups of people are coming together to do what it takes to save the planet. The other leads to a thriving, greener planet.

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Zipvan to now offer cargo transport services in Boston and Washington D.C.

EcoFriend

The idea of car sharing might not be very appealing to many who love the freedom of owning their own cars, but if you are commuting each day all alone in a giant gas-guzzling behemoth, then you are only causing more damage to the planet.

Building Cities that Think Like Planets

The Green Changemakers

by Marina Alberti Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning University of Washington Seattle, WA USA Marina Alberti is professor of Urban and Environmental Planning in the Department of Urban Design and Planning in the University of Washington’s College of Built Environments.

World population may hit 11 billion by 2100

Green Prophet

The planet will be far more populated than previously estimated, so says a new analysis led by the United Nations. Overpopulation is a root cause of the planet’s most critical environmental and social problems.

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Earth Day 2013 Recap: Picnic Superlatives

Conservancy Talk

From Washington, D.C. Sportiest Picnic: Washington, D.C. Best Sense of Humor at a Picnic: Seattle, Washington. Our Washington chapter partnered with Seattle Opera, Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra and KING FM for a big Earth Day celebration at Seattle Center.

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Heroines for the Planet: Race Car Driver & Environmental Activist Leilani Munter

Eco Chic

She’s an environmental activist who offsets her carbon footprint for each race, lobbies before Congress on behalf of environmental issues, and travels the world to protect the planet when it needs her help. And now, she can call herself a ‘Heroine for the Planet,’ as well.

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Piscataway Nation Welcomes Canadian Chiefs, Forward on Climate.

Sierra Club Compass

  On February 17, I am joining tens of thousands of people on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Thank you Chief Billy Tayac and thank you everyone who is descending on Washington, DC, from around the nation for the Forward on Climate Rally ! Compass.

Journey to Planet Earth: Plan B - Mobilizing to Save

The Green Changemakers

But what makes Plan B significant and timely is that it provides hopeful solutions—a road map that will help eradicate poverty, stabilize population, and protect and restore our planet’s fisheries, forests, aquifers, soil, grasslands, and biological diversity.

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Wrong Trade Deal for the U.S. - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

The massive  Forward on Climate  rally in Washington, D.C. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « One-Sided Keystone XL Poll Tells the Story Big Oil Wants You To Hear | Main. |

The 20 most bicycle-friendly cities in the world

Green Blog

This is the one place on the planet where fear-mongering about cycling is non-existent and it shows. Their list shows how Washington continues to be the most bike-friendly state in the country. Washington has a good performance in all of the five categories.

Walking for Water

Conservancy Talk

This year, I celebrated Earth Day 2013 by participating in a Walk for Water in Washington, DC along with the US State Department, USAID, the Embassy of Sweden, Conservation International, WWF and WASH Advocates.

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Put Your Money Where Your Future Is: College Students Lead the.

Sierra Club Compass

While I loved every one of the thousands of faces I saw at Sunday's massive Forward on Climate rally in Washington, D.C., Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass.

3 Deliciously Sippable Organic Chardonnays: Eco Chick Sips

Eco Chic

When it comes to white, I’m a fan of chardonnays; and I know I’m in good company, since every wine menu on the planet—even those with only a couple reds and a couple whites—inevitably offers a chard. HomeSoul chardonnay drinks Oregon Organic party Washington white wine Wine

The Keystone Pipeline -a 1500 Mile Fuse to the Biggest Carbon Bomb on the Continent -Triggering the Final Overheating of Our Planet. Take Action To Stop it

Celsias

It's in Washington ,probably the last two weeks of August. This is the letter from James Hanson, Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, David Suzuki and others who set out with real clarity the need to stop one of the environmentally devastating projects on earth. Trans Canada is one of the largest companies involved in tar sands exploration has proposed a 1661 mile extension of the Keystone Pipeline from Alberta in Canada to the US oil refineries.

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, May 14

Conservancy Talk

Washington Post ). How would you spend $50 million for the planet? Animals Climate Change Environmental News Fire Global Warming Insects The Green Buzz AP bbc nature bugs environmental news fat global warming firefighter green news Grist habitat loss plants The Telegraph Washington Post wildfires wind farm world hunger Sharing today’s top green news headlines… with a side of bugs! How can you fight this summer’s wildfires without firefighters?

Big Coal's Stocking Is Full of Coal - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Big Coal is on Santa's naughty list and faces massive opposition in the Pacific Northwest after trying to force through its coal export plan up and down the Washington and Oregon coast. The huge turnout followed two wildly successful hearings in Vancouver, Washington, and Spokane.

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To Facebook or Not to Facebook: What's the Right Social Network.

The Alien Next Door

According to iStrategyLabs in Washington, D.C., “the Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship.

The Green Buzz: Friday, March 1

Conservancy Talk

Washington Post ). On the green move: how to move houses without harming the planet. Agriculture Animals Environmental News The Green Buzz air pollution BBC News bees beijing Beijing Pollution budget sequester crops environmental news government Green Living green news Grist Huffington Post Green National Parks Service pollinators rat smithsonian Washington PostHello there, March! Let’s ring in this new month with some green news.

Coal Bombshell in NYT — Sightline Daily - Northwest News that Matters

Sightline Daily

Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Special Series The Dirt on Coal 27 In a Series Coal Bombshell in NYT Posted by Eric de Place 02/15/2011 12:55 PM What Big Coal wants to do in Small Town Washington. Thats a staggering amount: 60 million tons of coal is the carbon equivalent of all the gasoline burned yearly in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, and the northern half of California combined.

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Democrats prefer command and control and subsidies over carbon pricing

Environmental Economics

The Democrats hope that the bill, sponsored by Senator Maria Cantwell, of Washington, the top Democrat on the Senate Energy Committee, will demonstrate a new unity for the party on energy and climate change, and define Democrats’ approach to global warming policy in the coming years. But the Democratic measure lacks the one policy that most experts say is essential for addressing planet-warming pollution: a price, or tax, on carbon.

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Scientists say the ozone layer is recovering

Green (Living) Review

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth''s protective ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, a U.N. scientific panel reported Wednesday in a rare piece of good news about the health of the planet.

Condit Dam vs. Dynomite Showdown Today at High Noon

Wend Magazine

The 98 year old Condit dam, near White Salmon, Washington is set for demolition tomorrow at noon. For a list of explosive extravaganza’s centering around the detonation check out Wet Planet Whitewater’s blog.

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How much do we spend on fossil fuels?

Sightline Daily

If you live in Washington, you spend around $1,500 per year on K-12 education and around $3,200 per year on fossil fuels. Despite these benefits, both Oregon and Washington spend less than the national average per K-12 student. According to EIA data, Washington spends $21.2

Eco-Friendly Universities Are Leading the Way to Sustainability in the U.S.

Sustainability Ninja

Colleges and universities are using their students’ enthusiasm for a greener planet to implement tactics we should all emulate. Educating young people in how to go green is a great step in the right direction toward an eco-friendly future.

Climate coolinator

Environmental Economics

The Freakonomics team must be loving on some of this: For all the fears and controversy about a warming planet, scientists have settled on one simple fact: It would be pretty cheap and easy to cool it back down again.

Sandhill Crane Migration Is Underway

10,000 Birds

In 1975 there were less than 35 of these birds remaining on the planet prompting the creation of the Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge. One of the few Spring festivals is being held in Othello, Washington this coming weekend, March 28th through the 30th.

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FLASQ Wine Offers Portable, Super Eco-Friendly Option for Hikers, Bikers, Winos and More

Wend Magazine

The bottle labels are produced in Washington. Related posts: All-Terrain Wine–Easy on the Palate and the Planet. Say you’re planning a hike to the top of Angel’s Rest –and you want to enjoy a glass of wine at the bluff overlooking the Columbia River.

Big Coal Shaping Public School Education—Really!

Wend Magazine

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Heather Tallis: The Human Dimensions of Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

Panelists: Heather Tallis, TNC; Tracie Seimon, Wildlife Conservation Society; Stacey Solie, The Nature Capital Project; Megan MacClellan, Washington State Department of Ecology. Raising New Voices for the Planet. Heather Tallis, Lead Scientist at the Nature Conservancy.

This game is for the birds, owl-bviously

10,000 Birds

Also, special “get well soon” to Washington, DC’s Snowy Owl.). And if you’re looking for alternative to the Big Game on Sunday, you could do worse than the Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet , which doesn’t have any owls but will feature live “tweets” from Meep the Bird (whom you can follow on Twitter at, what else, @MeepTheBird).

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"Signs Are Promising That Economies Can Rise as Carbon Emissions Decline"

Environmental Economics

The more coal and oil countries burned — and the more planet-warming carbon dioxide they emitted — the higher the economic growth. In an other study published on Tuesday, Nathaniel Aden, a research fellow at the World Resources Institute, a Washington think tank, found that since the start of the 21st century, 21 countries, including the United States, have already fully decoupled their economic growth from carbon emissions.

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