Sightline Institute is available to help the media in any way we can. Our researchers and communications team can provide commentary, interviews, story ideas, background information, or serve as expert sources. We work on a range of topics in the northwest, from climate policy and energy use to population and human health. If we can’t comment on an issue ourselves, chances are we know someone who can.

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General Media and Editorial Inquiries:

Anna Fahey, Senior Director, Communications and Campaigns
206-447-1880 x 116, [email protected]


Eric de Place, Director, Thin Green Line
Expertise: Climate Policy, Coal Exports, Oil Trains

Anna Fahey, Director of Strategic Communications
Expertise: Issue Messaging on Climate, Housing, Democracy

Kristin Eberhard, Senior Researcher
Expertise: Climate Policy, Carbon Pricing, Democracy Reform

Dan Bertolet, Senior Researcher
Expertise: Housing, Urban Planning, Urbanism

Alan Durning, Executive Director
Expertise: Climate Policy, Housing and Parking Regulations, Democracy Reform

Recent Press Releases


    Sightline's new step-by-step guidelines for successful vote-by-mail preparation in the face of COVID-19
    July 23, 2020

    Vote by Mail and elections systems expert and seasoned public speaker Kristin Eberhard available for press appearances and background. Contact: Anna Fahey, 206.447.1880 x 116, Text: 206.650.2630, [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Elections administrators are on the front lines of the country’s coronavirus response as they prepare for record volumes of mail-out and absentee ballots. Sightline […]

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  • Oregon Legislature Passes Historic Statewide US Affordability Measure

    July 1, 2019

    Historic, first-in-US, state-wide affordability measure to allow missing middle homes cleared both House and Senate with wide bipartisan majorities. Oregon Legislature Legalizes Duplexes, Triplexes, and Fourplexes State-Wide Bipartisan cooperation on affordability—on the heels of partisan climate standoff Oregon’s housing affordability measure, HB 2001, passed the House two weeks ago by 43-16, with two-thirds of both […]

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  • New Interactive Map & Report: Coal, Oil, & Gas Schemes in the Pacific Northwest

    Sightline Institute publishes a comprehensive overview of fossil fuel designs on Cascadia.
    June 20, 2017

    Contact: Eric de Place, [email protected], 206-447-1880 x105 The Lower Columbia River region is more threatened by fossil fuel development schemes than any other place in the Northwest, according to a new report from Sightline Institute that ranks locations throughout the region on their vulnerability to these developments. The report, “Northwest Targets,” provides risk assessments for […]

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