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Climate & Energy

Proposed Oil Train Rules: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

What new federal standards will do and what they won't.

Are You Planning to Have Kids? (Part 2)

10 lessons from Vancouver's efforts to build family-friendly urban housing.

Video: The Northwest’s “Bomb Trains”

VICE News takes an in-depth look at oil trains running through Cascadia.

There’s Plenty of Room at Hotel California

How Oregon and Washington Could Link to California’s cap-and-trade program.

Poll: Are Voters Warming to a Carbon Tax?

Majorities in favor, even Republicans. But it hinges on where the money goes.

Pacific Rim Coal Prices Continue to Tumble

Coal exporters are seeing red...and red ink...in latest price drops.

Why Washington State Should Adopt a BC-style Carbon Tax

My personal prescription.

Oil Train Derails in Seattle

Loaded train off the rails under Magnolia Bridge.

Global Warming and Monster Wildfires

The fingerprints of climate change are all over "monster" wildfire crime scenes.

American Mom and Pops Want Climate Fixes

Poll: American small business owners favor climate action.