Sightline Author

Alan Durning

Alan Durning: Executive director and founder of Sightline Institute, has penned many popular blog series, including car-less living, bicycle neglect, and climate fairness. Prior to Sightline, Durning was a senior researcher at Worldwatch Institute, where he studied the human dimensions of sustainability and wrote the award-winning book How Much Is Enough? Read his full bio. Email: alan [at] sightline [dot] org.

Alan's Posts

There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Rebecca Solnit

A sad discovery.

Northwest Knows Best?

But Citizens United left us some nasty residue.

Want to see a post-Citizens United America? Look North

Canadian politicians do not dial for dollars.

Loving Las Vegas

Fan mail for Rebecca Solnit.

17 Things to Know About California’s Carbon Cap

The Golden (State's) rules.

Dialing for Dollars

How money corrupts politics by making politicians talk to rich people all day.

Citizens Re-United?

Cascadia could lead the national response to McCutcheon.

Will Oregon Cook Up a Carbon Tax?

An illustrated taster's guide.

My Sixth Extinction Facepalm

An open letter to Elizabeth Kolbert.

The G-Word

Distrust, corruption, and the Catch-22 of democracy.