10 jobs that will help shape a zero-emissions future

An economy based on healing the climate could spawn new livelihoods across Cascadia. The Tyee tell us which jobs to look out for in a zero-emissions future.

/ June 16, 2021

Cleaning Up What Can’t Plug In

Cascadia needs cleaner fuels to start decarbonizing heavy vehicles and industry. That means pushing biofuels to the max, and more.

/ April 23, 2021

Fighting British Columbia’s pipelines to the last mile

Indigenous activists spearhead the effort to stop the construction of pipelines that would exponentially increase the amount of oil and natural gas exports.

/ March 9, 2021

Will race, income inequalities trip up Cascadia’s fight against climate change?

Race and income inequalities pose a challenge to Cascadia’s efforts to fight climate change. InvestigateWest looks at how the region is addressing the issue.

/ March 2, 2021

Visualizing Climate: Vulnerable Communities

Researchers, government workers, and advocates are using mapping programs in Cascadia to see how inequities extend to climate and pollution risks.

/ February 23, 2021

Cascadia – effective and equitable action that addresses climate change

Living in Seattle, we and the rest of the PNW take great pride in being known for our commitment to the environment. There are jokes about the over-zealous recycler or composter, our ban on plastic straws and bags, and our proximity to the great outdoors has given us a reputation as being tree-hugging hippies. But […]

/ February 7, 2021

After climate-protection drift and despair, a blueprint for success emerges in Cascadia

Washington State’s redoubled climate goals and fresh action plan revive hope to cut emissions. But ongoing fossil fuel development in BC could undercut Cascadia’s progress.

/ January 19, 2021

A Thin Green Line with Global Impact

Part two of Getting to Zero: Decarbonizing Cascadia from Investigate West. How activists stopped 20+ PNW fossil fuel proposals.

/ January 19, 2021

Meet your local beekeeper: Robin David

Robin David works for Best Bees, a company that helps corporations and private residents maintain their own beehives and also collect data for research.

/ January 14, 2021

A Lost Decade: How Climate Action Fizzled In Cascadia

Part one of InvestigateWest’s series “Getting to Zero: Decarbonizing Cascadia,” explores how Cascadia fell short of their climate change goals.

/ January 11, 2021