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Oil terminals could mean five-fold increase in major vessel traffic.
Of all the places in the Northwest that would be affected by a ramp-up in oil transport, none stands to be as profoundly transformed as Grays Harbor. A trio of proposed crude-by-rail-to-vessel schemes at the...
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Is rain-barrel water from your roof safe to water lettuces, strawberries, and tomatoes? We have the answer!
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Game-changing decisions about US energy policy should NOT be made behind closed doors.
What I See by Asher Isbrucker used under CC BY 2.0 For nearly four decades, the US federal government has maintained a “ban” on exporting domestic crude oil supplies. It’s been a cornerstone of the national energy...
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If Sightline could only do one thing for a sustainable Northwest, we’d put a price on carbon. Our ongoing series looks at opportunities for Cascadia to lead on this front. (Teaser: We'll also be looking at lessons from the East's Coast RGGI next week!)
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Alan Durning continues his "What Democracy Looks Like" series. Bottom line: money corrupts politics by making politicians talk to rich people all day. #mccutcheon  
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A concise video summary of the Asian coal bubble—and the financial MESS it’s left for #coalexport plans.
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VIDEO: The thin green line of the Pacific Northwest vs. titanic coal and oil export schemes. GAME ON. #coalexport   #NWcoal   #oiltrains  

Huge thanks to Don Baker Design (http://www.don-baker.com/).
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"I wouldn't start with science. Start with values. Say what you care about."
The clever folks over at Climate Denial Crock of the Week (that’s Peter Sinclair) and Skeptical Science (John Cook) were in San Fran back in December, interviewing scientists, when they had the brilliant idea to...
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Lets hold carbon polluters accountable!
Have you ever tried to briefly explain to someone why we need to hold carbon polluters accountable? Here’s a 60-second explanation. This is the first in a series of short videos about how the Pacific...
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If one plane crash is one too many, why are thousands of traffic deaths tolerated? We're overdue for Vision Zero.
http://daily.sightline.org/2015/02/03/what-is-vision-zero/
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Keep Clark happily buried in research, and join the #GiveBIG fun! Today only, give to Sightline Institute, and your gift will be stretched through a special +The Seattle Foundation match pool! Don't delay! http://tinyurl.com/GiveBIG-Sightline
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What if obesity and fresh food consumption wasn't as much about how close (or far) you lived from a grocery store? #fooddesert  
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Sightline Institute is an independent, nonprofit sustainability think tank for the Pacific Northwest. Find all of our latest articles on our blog at daily.sightline.org.