Environmental justice at center of carbon fee initiative
by Aliah Elaoud
Backers of Initiative 1631 say it was important to address the needs of the people most affected by pollution — who often are communities of color and low-income communities.
Aug 23, 2018
Civic Cocktail: American Lands + New Leadership
by Globalist Staff
Presented in partnership with Seattle Channel American Lands Sally Jewell, the former CEO of REI and U.S. Secretary of the Interior discusses conservation, land use, climate change and much more. New Leadership New King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht, who has risen through the ranks over three decades, discusses her election victory, police-community relations and her […]
Jan 3, 2018
Environmental groups split over racial, economic equity in I-732
by Martha Baskin
Groups supporting climate justice are on opposite sides over I-732. Would it hurt or help families of color who are most affected by climate change?
Oct 10, 2016
How the world learned its lesson and got a climate deal
The decision to try at getting almost 200 countries to sign a climate deal on cutting carbon emissions was a gamble.
Dec 14, 2015
Seattle shines at COP21 — despite mayor’s absence
by Gregory Scruggs
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray skipped COP21, but the city still had plenty of representation and leadership at the Paris climate talks.
Dec 11, 2015
Seattle activists wave salmon lanterns in Paris for climate talks
by Chetanya Robinson
Despite a ban on demonstrations in Paris, Seattle activists brought 350 salmon lanterns to the city to wave them for the COP21 climate conference.
Nations most at risk urge warming cap stricter than COP21 goal
Middle-income and developing nations call for more ambitious goals than what's currently on the table at the Paris Climate Change Conference, also being called COP21.
Nov 30, 2015