Tag: Carbon Neutral

From Here to There: Talking transportation in your neighborhood

April 11th, 2011

Tomorrow I will be in the Central District talking with neighbors about transit in their neighborhood.  This event is the second in a series on the topic – the first was March 29 in Lake City.  Tomorrow’s conversation in the Central District will feature Bus Chick, a hip mom living car-free in Seattle. Also included […]

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Energy Group Materials from Carbon Neutral Community Forum

September 20th, 2010

Did you miss the carbon neutral community forum? You can watch it here! Here are the materials for the Energy group: 10-09-14 Energy of the Built Environment FINAL Energy Carbon Neutral,  Slideshare, Sept 14 2010 Energy Carbon Neutral, PowerPoint, Sept 14 2010

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Youth Group Presentation Materials

September 20th, 2010

In case you missed the carbon neutral community forum on September 14, you can view it here! Here are the materials that were presented. Youth Carbon Neutral white paper Seattle Youth Committee, Slideshare, September 14,2010 Youth Carbon Neutral, PowerPoint, September14, 2010

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Food Systems Presentation and White Paper from 9/14 Community Forum

September 20th, 2010

In case you missed the carbon neutral community forum last week, here are the presentation materials for the Food Systems group! Food Carbon Neutral white paper Food Carbon Neutral on Slideshare, September 14 Food Carbon Neutral on PowerPoint, September 14

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Know A Good Idea When You See It?

August 25th, 2010

by Gene Homicki The Neighborhood workgroup needs to rapidly sort almost 150 ideas on how to improve Seattle neighborhoods while kick-starting us down the path toward carbon neutrality.   Would you like to see more local mom & pop shops within walking distance?  How about better infrastructure for electric bicycles and other vehicles?  Perhaps you’d like […]

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Community Ideas

August 25th, 2010

The Council recognizes there is a wealth of projects and initiatives happening in our community today that are enabling our city to reach its climate protections goals. To highlight and support this existing good work, and to gather ideas from a broad set of residents, the Council is seeking recommendations from community members on what Seattle is and should be doing to continue on the path towards carbon neutrality.

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Join us at the Community Forum, September 14

August 25th, 2010

In January of this year, the Seattle City Council announced that that achieving carbon neutrality was one of its priorities. In May, Van Jones came to Seattle and spoke about the incredible opportunity Seattle has to make history and to continue to make opportunities for other cities to do the right thing.

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About Carbon Neutral Seattle

July 20th, 2010

In 2010, the City Council established carbon neutrality as one of its sixteen Council priorities. This commitment builds on Seattle’s history of environmental leadership including efforts in 2000 to create the first carbon neutral electric utility, and the 2005 effort to get cities across the nation to commit to meet the Kyoto Protocol targets for greenhouse gas reduction and Seattle’s Climate Action Plan.

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