Vermont vows 75 percent renewable grid by 2032, low oil prices cancel $200 billion in fossil mega-projects, India quintuples its solar targets, and more stories of the week in clean energy solutions.
At Got Green? they know a grassroots movement led by frontline communities is necessary in order to create the world where people and the earth can thrive. Guests from the Cordillera Human Rights Alliance - Audrey Beltran, Cynthia Dacanay-Jaramillo, and Nelson Salvador - are making a stop in Seattle as part of their Canada-US tour, leading up to the International People's Tribune in DC. Read more
The oil industry would like us to keep our dependence on fossil fuels in the category of "things I cannot change," instead of finding "courage to change the things I can." Shell's Arctic drilling plans pose a serious threat to our security and a stable climate future. Their fleet's presence in Seattle is straining our community and sending our economy off in the wrong direction. Serenity? Puh-leeze. Read more
Let’s forgive ourselves for being part of the only system there is. But let’s change the damned system so we can do what we know is right, necessary, and possible: make the transition from fossil fuels to a clean energy economy.
The Northwest is absolutely humming with climate activism of every sort. Our annual breakfast speakers challenged us to keep up the fight against fossil-fuel dominance, injustice and political inertia, and move from opposition to opportunity.
The annual Green Sports Alliance Summit is the largest and most influential gathering for the sports community to unit around sustainability. With a special focus on engaging fans through sustainability, the 2015 program will cover the day’s most innovative ideas around professional and collegiate sports greening via a dynamic mix of leadership plenaries, keynotes, how-to workshops, town halls, story-telling sessions, networking events and venue tours.