Greenhouse emissions

  • by Seth Zuckerman on November 6, 2015
    A comprehensive solution to the world’s climate predicament requires a strategy to reduce aviation’s carbon footprint. Industry leaders recognize this imperative and accordingly have set a goal of reducing the sector’s carbon emissions 50 percent by 2050. Sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) are integral to that strategy. Read more
  • by Elizabeth Willmott on November 4, 2015
    Dedicated funding is a critical ingredient for urban clean energy action, but securing it is one of the most persistent challenges that local governments face today. Some leading communities are marching ahead on their own. Read more
  • by Caleb Smith on October 30, 2015
    The Climate Action Team of University Unitarian Church is presenting a series of distinguished lecturers talking about how climate change will affect us locally, globally, and spiritually. On the first Tuesday of every month from October, 2015, through April, 2016, we will have the opportunity to hear an expert discussing a different aspect of climate change in our present and our future. Read more
  • by Caleb Smith on October 30, 2015
    Join Earth Ministry/WA Interfaith Power & Light for an overview of the Pope’s statement that calls people of faith to act now on climate change. The encyclical is historic in that it is addressed not just to Catholics but to all people of good will – including you! Read more
  • by Joëlle Robinson on October 21, 2015
    We don't have to let Big Oil turn the beautiful Northwest into a dangerous oil train superhighway. But that's what they're trying to accomplish with new terminal proposals along our coast. Here's how we can say no! Read more
  • by Elizabeth Willmott on October 21, 2015
    Urban leaders are looking beyond their typical toolbox of policies, programs, and partnerships, and experimenting with new approaches to achieve carbon reduction through cleaner energy supply, building energy efficiency, and low-carbon transportation. Read more
  • by Jonathan Lawson on October 20, 2015
    Washington's premiere conference for those building the clean energy economy. Featuring keynote speakers Washington Governor Jay Inslee, and David Huertel, Quebec Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change. Read more
  • by Elizabeth Willmott on October 16, 2015
    A package of hugely important changes to Washington State codes are needed to make buildings more energy efficient and ready for solar and electric vehicle charging. Read more
  • by Elizabeth Willmott on October 14, 2015
    In the early days of climate action, urban plans to reduce carbon frequently suffered from the laundry list syndrome: cataloguing potential strategies without any evidence of how they would meet long-term goals. Since then, cities and counties have become more sophisticated about cutting carbon, and are developing clean energy transition plans to do it. Read more
  • by Elizabeth Willmott on October 7, 2015
    Leading urban governments have set aggressive goals such as carbon neutrality and 80% reduction by 2050, and others have committed to sourcing 100% of their energy with renewables. These are not empty pledges, but achievable goals that local officials are already implementing. Read more