Economy & Jobs
The promise of a sustainable economy is a promise of family-wage jobs, a fair tax system, and a healthy environment. Investments in clean energy throughout the Northwest have paid off in a big way, fueling a thriving green-collar workforce in the region. From the big-picture thinking that launched British Columbia’s successful polluters-pay carbon tax shift to the detail-oriented scrutiny of outdated laws that hinder sustainable lifestyles, Sightline research has led the way in dreaming up and promoting the best solutions for a sustainable Northwest future.
Series in Economy & Jobs
How putting a price on carbon pollution could benefit communities across the Northwest.
Why the Northwest coal export proposals are proving an increasingly shaky investment for their backers.
Some of the smartest, most innovative solutions for a sustainable Northwest are, at present, simply illegal. This Sightline series puts the spotlight on cases where we can make sustainability legal by changing existing regulations and developing pragmatic money-saving proposals.