The technology to achieve carbon neutrality exists, or could in the near future. What has to happen to put those capabilities in play?
Richard Conlin's Blog
The president of Seattle's City Council writes about the city's effort to become North America's first carbon neutral city.
What role do cities have in promoting climate-friendly food?
“Seattle becomes one of the first city governments in the world to declare that the goal of being carbon neutral is desirable, realistic, and attainable.”
In Seattle’s quest for carbon neutrality, what role do personal actions play?
Richard Conlin: Green urban travel shouldn’t be about guilt trips or prohibition, but about making the good choices easy.
In Seattle, cutting carbon while increasing quality of life.
In Seattle, how changes in policy help prepare for changes in climate.
How can cities adapt to climate change? For Seattle, it means planning ahead for an uncertain future.
What are a city’s options for cutting its carbon?
Big transportation projects can contribute to sprawl and increase automobile use—or, they can promote biking, walking, and use of transit. Seattle is working to take the latter path.
There’s simply no room for waste in a carbon neutral city. Seattle has a plan to cut its contribution to landfills—and it’s working.
Seattle is committed to becoming a carbon neutral city, but is discovering the difficulty in finding an end to the carbon trail.
What makes up the bulk of Seattle’s carbon footprint? It’s not what you think.
The movement to transform our country’s food system is picking up steam–and the political environment has never been better.
Looking back on 10 years of carbon reduction efforts in Seattle.
Seattle hopes to become North America’s first climate neutral city. City council president Richard Conlin asks: What exactly are we getting ourselves into?