Environmental justice at center of carbon fee initiative

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

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

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

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

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

Three reasons Seattle is America’s most European city

Why are so many Europeans dying to visit Seattle? Maybe because we’re so much like them.
Feb 13, 2013