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thinking that launched British Columbia’s successful polluters-pay carbon tax shift to the detail-oriented scrutiny of outdated laws that hinder sustainable lifestyles, Sightline research has led the way in dreaming up and promoting the best solutions for a sustainable Northwest future.
Recent Reports & Graphics
New analytical model reveals which remaining mines and communities are most at risk from unplanned shutdown
Coal exports can mean big profits—so why does the federal government sell coal for so little?
Examining the track record of a Grays Harbor oil terminal proponent.