Green New Deal Oversight Board Formed to Guide Seattle’s 2030 Fossil Fuel Free Efforts

Seattle, WA – On September 16th 2019, the Seattle City council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance to create a Green New Deal Oversight board to guide the city’s effort to be greenhouse gas free by 2030. Continue reading

Washington State’s Most Populous County Passes Second Moratorium on New and Expanded Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

Seattle, WA – On July 10th, 2019, the King County Council passed a second 6-month moratorium on any new and or expanded fossil fuel infrastructure. King County, which includes Seattle, is the state’s most populous county and home to the third largest port in the United States. Continue reading

Divestment Activists Push Seattle University to Divest from Fossil Fuels

In 2012, students at Seattle University launched a campaign to get their school to divest from fossil fuels. In September 2018, after a long six-year campaign, Seattle University announced that it would divest from fossil fuels in its endowment.  They are the first university in Washington State to divest from fossil fuels. Continue reading

Kill the Funding, Kill the Pipeline, Divest the Globe by Matt Remle

Corporations and banks will not move on from the fossil fuel era because of our compelling moral and ecological arguments about why they should. So we are learning to speak their language. Money talks. Continue reading