Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 28–March 1

Pacific Science Center discusses climate anxiety, Northwest Film Forum hosts children’s films, and a Tony-winner hits Seattle Rep.

02/28/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Sustainable Slopes

Ski Sustainably on These Utah Slopes

In the face of climate change, Utah’s famed snow playgrounds are getting serious about green initiatives.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

The Sun's Zoomin' In

This Year, KEXP’s International Clash Day Is for the Climate

The station's yearly radio ode to the band and its activism has a single theme for the first time.

02/05/2020 By Stefan Milne

LET US PROPOSE A TOAST

A Perfect Party with a Star Soccer Coach and a Teenaged Climate Activist

Plus, the Pulitzer winner, museum trailblazer, and patient turned medical director who round out the month’s most distinguished locals and visitors.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Snap Judgment

What Should Be on the 2020 Washington State Legislative Agenda?

As lawmakers convene on January 13 to kick off the 2020 session, three Washingtonians opine on what they’d like to see.

12/23/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Bottoms Up for Mother Earth

Drink the Change Brings Together Climate Action and Cocktails

Starting October 21, a slew of Seattle spots sling libations for a good cause—planet Earth.

10/16/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Taste Trend

Plant-Based Proteins Are Getting Real and Seattle Is Here for It

From the Impossible Burger to a local startup’s “chicken” nuggets, vegan meat substitutes are serious business.

09/24/2019 By Jessica Voelker

Sensommar

Greenland Isn’t for Sale. But You Can Learn About It at the Sól Festival.

The National Nordic Museum's new summer bash focuses on the Arctic region—and marks the opening of photography exhibit, 'Glacier.'

08/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Climate (Policy) Change

10 Important Takeaways from Seattle's Green New Deal

Seattle City Council announced an ambitious list of climate goals. Here's what you need to know.

08/21/2019 By Lily Hansen

Hot Button Issue

Should Seattle Do More to Protect Citizens from Extreme Summer Weather?

District 4 city council candidates are calling for more immediate, and substantial, action.

07/01/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Fake Freeze

Is It Time for Seattle to Embrace Air Conditioning?

How newcomers and new construction are changing our city's AC landscape.

05/29/2019 By Darren Davis

Burn Notice

Washington’s Wildfire Season Is Starting Earlier and Ending Later

Does that mean another summer of hazy skies for Seattle?

05/29/2019 By Ciara O'Rourke

It's Getting Hot in Here

Seattle City Council Candidates Eye a Green New Deal

As the Democratic Party wrestles with a Green New Deal and Washington makes climate progress, city council candidates are bringing new urgency to Seattle’s e...

05/03/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Climate Guy

Can Jay Inslee Make Voters Care Enough About Climate Change?

The Washington governor’s running for POTUS on that single campaign issue.

04/15/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Quote Unquote

UW Scientist Justin Penn Is More Than a Doomsayer

"To intentionally misquote John Lennon, 'Extinction is over! If you want it.’"

03/26/2019 By Jessica Voelker

Olympia Dispatch

10 Bills to Watch for This Legislative Session

Democratic lawmakers will be busy tackling a progressive agenda in the coming months.

01/22/2019 By Hayat Norimine

This Washington

What's Next for Washington to Address Climate Change?

"We don't need to let carbon pricing suck out all the oxygen from the room the way it has in the past."

11/20/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Election 2018

Carbon Fee Initiative Fails

The I-1631 campaign vows to keep fighting the oil industry after Tuesday night results.

11/06/2018 By Jaime Archer

Going Green

Questions Answered on the Carbon "Fee" Initiative

What you need to know about I-1631 before you vote.

11/02/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Editor's Note

The Road Less Visible

We made the October issue with smoke in our eyes.

09/11/2018 By James Ross Gardner