Cascadia Scorecard 2007

Seven Key Trends Shaping the Northwest

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By Sightline Institute

“If only every corner of America had a Sightline. It’s the absolute epitome of what it means to think about the future–not just to react to events but to aim for the possible and the necessary.” – Bill McKibben

**Update: The most recent Cascadia Scorecard is now in online form.

The 2007 Cascadia Scorecard–Sightline’s regional gauge of progress for the PacificĀ  Northwest–identifies some real victories in the Northwest, but reveals that we still struggle when it comes to energy efficiency, economic security, and curbing sprawl.

The takeaway? Despite our reputation for a good quality of life, the Northwest comes up short when we measure what really matters.

Cascadia Scorecard 2007 text

The Scorecard shows that measuring what really matters in Cascadia gives us solid footing to make big decisions from. Northwesterners have begun to adopt some of the types of innovative solutions that help improve several trends at once.

Published: June 12, 2007