PubliCalendar: Metro Fundraiser, Climate Change, and Spike Lee

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/02/2014 By Genie Leslie

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Byzantine and Frankly Baffling

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring confusion at city hall and irony in state government and in the U.S. Congress.

04/02/2014 By Morning Fizz


PubliCalendar: Building Greenways, Saving Buses, and Chasing Ice

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/01/2014 By Genie Leslie

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Consistent with his Ongoing Effort

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring important vacancies, performance art science, and letters to lobbyists.

01/30/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Environmentalists Are a Little Alarmed

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring: having fun in Olympia, denying climate change in Olympia, and checking in on Mike McGinn.

01/28/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Further Actions Will Be Required

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring disparate reports, snappy testimony, a deceptively banal resume, and a PubliCola TV classic .

01/24/2014 By Morning Fizz


Environmentalist Bill McKibben Talks Honey and Oil

When it comes to climate change they have a lot more in common than you might think.

09/03/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld


Isn't it Weird That...

Some weird things we noticed about NIMBYs, the governor's climate change bill, and Columbia City.

03/25/2013 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Governor in the House, Promotes Climate Change Bill

Enthusiastic Inslee faces questions about government regulation from skeptical Republicans

03/05/2013 By Carryn Vande Griend


Climate Plans Haven't Paid Off. So Why Are Greens Claiming "Success"?

Todd Myers, environmental director at the conservative Washington Policy Center think tank, argues that free-market solutions, not top-down climate plans, are the way to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. Image via

03/27/2012 By Todd Myers


Local Emission Reduction Targets Are Successful. So Why Trash Local Climate Action Plans?

When the federal government failed to act on climate change, hundreds of cities stepped up to the challenge. Criticizing those cities for failing to magically fix climate change ignores the real culprits, Climate Solutions policy director KC Golden argues

03/12/2012 By K.C. Golden

The C is for Crank

Redefining Self-Sufficiency

05/14/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Nine Years We Didn't Have

04/29/2010 By Dan Bertolet


In Denial About Meat

04/25/2010 By Dan Bertolet


More Than The Tailpipe

04/23/2010 By Dan Bertolet



04/19/2010 By Dan Bertolet