Blog Archive


Cascadia’s Car-Sharing Super Bowl

Which city wins the car-sharing trophy?

Why New Improved Oil Trains Are Not Nearly Good Enough

A closer look at the many flaws of CPC-1232 tank cars.

How the Oil Industry Will Try to Kill Carbon Pricing

Is the sky falling? No, gas prices are.

Understanding the North American Tar Sands

What it takes to "Fight Goliath": a radio documentary.

Event: Innovative Solutions to Money in Politics

How Oregonians can reclaim democracy.

Sightline on Kinder Morgan and Columbia River Energy Schemes

Recommended listening—and reading—on Northwest coal and oil plans.

A Green Light for Using Rain Barrel Water on Garden Edibles

New research bolsters the case for roof runoff for irrigation—with some notes of caution.

Oil Trains: The Industry Speaks for Itself

A record of denial and deceit, in photos.

The Top 14 of 2014

From traffic trends to greenways to oil trains, your top read posts of 2014.

How much do we spend on fossil fuels?

Oregonians and Washingtonians spend twice as much on fossil fuels as on public education.