The Cascadia Scorecard is Sightline's annual state-of-the region report. This series includes the latest updates to the project.
Race, ethnicity, and the changing face of the Pacific Northwest.
Climate change does not affect everyone equally. This Sightline blog series explores ways to help ensure climate change is addressed fairly.
By investing in efficiency and conservation measures, clean energy, smart climate policy, and green-collar jobs, we can find hope in our economic crisis.
Sightline Flashcards are quick reference tools for effective communications strategies. They're messaging memos distilled from experts and savvy communicators—to help you do your job and save you time.
Alan Durning writes about flawed institutions of governance. It's not about inadequate or wrong-headed laws or policies. It's about the rules of the game; the lawmaking procedures.
Investments in clean energy and green jobs are 3-in-1 solutions. They turn big challenges---energy, climate change, and the economy---into big opportunities for families and businesses in our communities. This blog series delves into what green-collar jobs are and seeks out programs in the Northwest working to create more.
Some of the smartest, most innovative solutions for a sustainable Northwest are, at present, simply illegal. This Sightline series puts the spotlight on cases where we can make sustainability legal by changing existing regulations and developing pragmatic money-saving proposals.
Coal companies have proposed to open up Pacific Northwest ports as the major supplier of American coal to China. Sightline's series takes a hard look at the costs to our communities
This series explores the local costs of ocean acidification –the process by which water absorbs too much carbon pollution, becoming more corrosive.
Sightline research director Clark Williams-Derry analyzes how to replace (or not) Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct.
Toxic stormwater is a daunting challenge. But the good news is we already know the solution.
Here in the Northwest, coal feels like someone else's problem. But the numbers tell a different story: coal is big in the Northwest.
Sightline's communications strategy team looks at the latest polling data and political messaging for best practices, worst practices, and lessons for Northwest policy champions.