Blog Archive


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-MĂ©gantic 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.

Have You Signed?

Countering Big Money in citizens’ initiative signature drives by targeting fraud.

Disputing a Study on Coal Exports and Climate

A poorly designed study assumes that breaking the law is "business as usual."