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Looking at Sustainability in Snoqualmie

Looking at Sustainability in Snoqualmie

April 26, 2016 by Jill Sterrett
Category: Climate Change

A history of sustainability in the city of Snoqualmie.

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Game Changing: Local Planners Rising to Meet Global Challenges

Game Changing: Local Planners Rising to Meet Global Challenges

March 17, 2015 by Jill Sterrett
Category: Climate Change , Planning Advisor

In my article last October, I talked about Climate Change in the news and some of the actions that planners in the Washington Chapter of American Planning Association are taking to plan for the changes that Washington will face.  Today, I’d like to update you on our progress and talk about the upcoming National Planning Conference.

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Climate Change - What is to be Done?

October 13, 2014 by Jill Sterrett
Category: Climate Change , Planning Advisor

The Seattle Times front page article of September 22 headlined: “Study says natural factors, not humans, behind West Coast warming.” The authors - Nate Manutua and Jim Johnstone (former UW scientists) - have concluded that changing wind patterns are responsible for more than 80% of the warming in our region's coastal areas. This may sound like they dispute that global climate change is occurring. However...

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Sea Level Rise: A Challenge for Washington’s Coastal Communities

Sea Level Rise: A Challenge for Washington’s Coastal Communities

April 28, 2014 by Carol Tobin
Category: Climate Change

Coastal communities throughout the world face significant challenges with rising sea levels. Increases in atmospheric temperatures cause ocean water to expand and land ice to melt. Rising sea levels coupled with ...

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How Green is Green?

How Green is Green?

July 30, 2012
Category: Climate Change , Design

 Bullitt Center, Miller Hull Partnership
During the last decade, cities and counties worldwide have developed green building and sustainable community programs and have adopted requirements for green building...

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