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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Media and Editorial Inquiries:

Steph Routh, Strategic Communications Manager
[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

  • New Report Assesses Risk of Coal Mine Closure

    Sightline Institute’s newly released model ranks coal mines for risk of closure in Wyoming and Montana’s Powder River Basin
    May 11, 2021

    Sightline Institute’s newly released model ranks coal mines for risk of closure in Wyoming and Montana’s Powder River Basin Contacts: Dan Cohn, Sightline Institute, researcher, [email protected]; Steph Routh, Sightline Institute, strategic communications manager, [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (May 11, 2021) Wyoming and Montana’s Powder River Basin has long been the country’s most productive coal mining region, but its position as the cornerstone […]

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    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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