Blog Archive


Four Carbon Cap-Tax Hybrids

Getting creative with carbon limits (Part 1).

Jury-Rigging Democracy

Better information to limit Big Money’s initiative power.

Cap and Trade—In 3 Pictures

Three mental shortcuts for talking about smart climate and energy policy.

A Fair Share of Streets (Part 2)

What can we learn from Europe's experiences with shared streets?

The Big Problem with Letting Small Railroads Haul Oil

The Lac-Mégantic disaster: was it just the brakes?

Video: The Thin Green Line

How Northwest will shape the future of the world's energy economy.

A Fair Share of Streets (Part 1)

Photographic evidence that kids and cars can co-exist.

Zoning: Inclusionary v. Exclusionary

To create inclusive housing, end exclusionary zoning practices.

Courting Families in Portland

How Portland removed barriers to family-friendly courtyard housing.

How State Public Money Pays for Coal Exports and Oil Trains

Tracking public fund investments in fossil fuel projects.