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Meeting the Challenge of Washington’s New Clean Buildings Standard

Meeting the Challenge of Washington’s New Clean Buildings Standard

March 4, 2021  by  Bonnie Frye Hemphill
Category:  Climate Change Energy Resources and Conservation Design

This blog post will provide an overview of the New Clean Building Standard and how it applies to your publicly owned buildings. 

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Climate Change: What Can Local Governments Do?

Climate Change: What Can Local Governments Do?

October 8, 2020  by  Jill Dvorkin
Category:  Climate Change

This blog explains the basic elements of a Climate Action Plan, provides examples, and shares some of the many resources related to climate policy.

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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

Sometimes climate change seems like too much. How can we spend public funds and staff time on problems that seem so big and far away?

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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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