• Spring Forward

    by Ann Gravatt on March 13, 2014

    This is the week of sleepy (read: grumpy) kids in my house, due to the return of daylight savings time. But even a household disrupted doesn’t squelch my love of the lost hour. It’s the signal of longer, warmer – sunnier! -- days to come, the most hopeful time of the year for me.  A time to look forward.  We’re doing a lot of that around Climate Solutions these days.

  • It's Not Too Late, But It's Not Too Soon

    by Elizabeth Willmott on March 5, 2014

    The work of choosing and executing strategies that add up to large-scale carbon reduction must begin in earnest. In the Northwest and around the United States, we are seeing early signs that elected officials are responding to this call and starting down the path of hard work.

  • Spirit of St Louis Continues to Inspire Innovation

    by Clark Gilman on March 5, 2014

    Erik Lindbergh’s organization Powering Imagination is now working with innovators in electric flight, biofuels, and noise reduction to influence the future direction of aviation.

  • Toward a Common Cause

    by Richard Woo on March 5, 2014

    The financial tools being put to use are the divesting of fossil fuels and investing in renewable energy / sustainable alternatives.  The goal is to redirect financing, fuel innovation, and accelerate the shift to a lower carbon economy—which in the popular vernacular might literally “Save the World.”

  • Getting down and dirty for dense carbon storage

    by Keeley O'Connell on March 4, 2014

    The Puget Sound estuary has the potential to store 8.9 million tons of CO2, the equivalent of 1.76 million cars. That’s almost as many cars as are registered in Snohomish and King Counties – the most densely populated part of Washington State.