Local activists bring global movement Extinction Rebellion to Seattle

Seattle activists protested Amazon and KOMO Plaza as part of the international climate movement Extinction Rebellion, which organizes disruptive protests that aim to inspire people to act on climate change.
Jun 26, 2019

Civic Cocktail: Fighting fire with Franz

Last summer, wildfire smoke caused Seattle to have the worst air quality in the world. Wildfire season has returned, and it’s off to an unprecedented start. This year, more than half of the fires have broken out west of the Cascades, according to Hilary Franz, Washington’s commissioner of public lands and head of the state […]
May 17, 2019

Kashmir farmers ride out dry summers with ancient solution

Ice stupas help farmers cope as climate change has affected the predictability of natural water sources in warm months.
Jan 31, 2019

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


If you missed it on the big screen last fall now’s your chance to see it – for FREE! A decade after “An Inconvenient Truth” brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al […]
Dec 27, 2017

Meaningful Movies Project presents “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power”

Meaningful Movies Project will screen “An Inconvenient Sequel” at 16 of our venues around Washington State, starting on Friday, November 3rd in Wallingford. This film features Al Gore as he relentlessly continues to work on mobilizing people to address the issue of our climate crisis. All screening events will also include a panel discussion by local climate […]
Oct 30, 2017

Climate Change & Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century

Climate change and world energy needs lead us to look at nuclear power as a major non-carbon energy producer for a better future. Hear of the latest in advanced nuclear technology from Oregon start-up NuScale LLC, and local Seattle start-up TerraPower. What would this mean for existing nuclear power plants? Would they provide our growing […]
Oct 9, 2017

Free Movie “THE ECONOMICS OF HAPPINESS” presented by Mt. Baker Meaningful Movies

  Release Year: 2012 Running Time: 1 hr 8 min Director: Helena Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick, John Page “Lonely people have never been happy people. And globalization is creating a very lonely planet.” So says activist and author Vandana Shiva in The Economics of Happiness. The Economics of Happiness,  is an incisive documentary that links today’s global crises (climate change, terrorism, the […]
Oct 15, 2017

Alaskan climate activist Kate Troll emphasizes community action

Author and activist Kate Troll's new book covers the social, political and environmental realities the world faces as the global climate changes.
Oct 18, 2017

Ugandan farmers adopt new techniques to weather climate change

As climate change affects the traditional seasons, Ugandan farmers are adopting new measures to stay afloat — and increase the bottom line.
Sep 14, 2017

Protesting private banks gains urgency in climate justice fights

Last week, climate justice non-profit 350 Seattle coordinated a protest that briefly shut down 13 Chase Bank branches across Seattle.
May 18, 2017

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

Lummi Totem Pole Journey honors earth, celebrates Cherry Point victory

About 300 people gathered to offer blessings and to call for environmental advocacy at the Seattle stop for the Lummi Nation Totem Pole Journey.
Aug 26, 2016
Orcas Island artist Anthony Howe's olympic cauldron is lit at the opening ceremony on Friday. (Photo from Reuters / Ivan Alvarado)

Orcas Island artist steals the show at Rio Olympics opening

That kinetic sculpture that wowed the world at the Olympics opening ceremony was designed by Washington's own Anthony Howe.
Aug 9, 2016

The moral urgency of climate action: Why I’m saying #YesOn732

A UW grad student studying climate ethics and justice makes the case for Initiative 732, a carbon pricing plan that will be on the ballot in November.
Jul 12, 2016
Tonya Miller hugs a Red Cross volunteer in front of her home in Joplin, Missouri following the 2011 tornado. (Photo from Flickr by Ozarks Red Cross)

The surprising link between climate change and violence against women

Links between climate disasters and domestic violence mean we should apply gender equity analysis to the emergency planning in Washington state.
May 11, 2016
Hodan Hassan. (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

Polar bears and melting ice caps or gentrification and asthma?

Polar bears and melting ice caps or gentrification and asthma?
Mar 13, 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

Could Canada carbon emissions agreement have room for Washington?

Gov. Jay Inslee says he is exploring whether Washington could be part of a carbon emissions cap-and-trade plan developing among several Canadian provices.
Dec 9, 2015