Author Archives: Jane Lindley

Overwhelmed by Climate News?

Capitalism may be our Salvation. Didn’t see that one coming did you? My dream is that there will be home energy kits available at Home Depot, Walmart, Lowes, or other box store that anyone can buy at a reasonable price … Continue reading

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Perfect Time for Plant-Based Meals

I was going to say, great time to go vegan, but I know change takes time — a lot of time. Take my in-home campaign to stop using plastic wrap. How long could that take? FIVE years! It started in … Continue reading

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Thank You 23rd Legislative District!!

We are so fortunate, in Kitsap County, to have Senator Christine Rolfes who co-sponsored the governor’s 100% clean energy bill and sponsored the majority of orca bills that were recently signed into law. And, I’m so grateful to Representatives Drew … Continue reading

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On the Capital Steps in Olympia: No Fracked Gas

                Over 100 people gathered in Olympia on Thursday Feb 21st at 11am to deliver 143,592 comments to Governor Jay Inslee opposing the fracked gas-to-methanol refinery in Kalama and the fracked gas Tacoma … Continue reading

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NO LNG – Fracked Gas the Next Big Climate Fight

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) has not approved a permit for Puget Sound Energy’s Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Facility in Tacoma yet. Only three more days to comment! Here’s how: Submit comments in writing no later than November 21, … Continue reading

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It’s getting hot in here…PSE IRP Advisory Group Meeting

>> PSE 2019 IRP Work Plan (PDF) >> PSE 2019 IRP Meetings, Minutes, Schedules Teslas, Leafs, and hybrids poured into the parking lot under the Meydenbauer Center around 5:30pm on August 28th. Concerned citizens and activists filled the double conference … Continue reading

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Why an Electric Car is the Perfect Second Car

If you’ve been following my blog, you know I’ve been looking for ways to reduce my carbon footprint for the past few years. I had hoped to be in the process of converting our local electricity from fossil-fuel based to … Continue reading

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Washington Utilities Now Need to Consider Emissions

We were heard!! Great news for everyone who participated in PSE’s 20-year plan hearing in February. The Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) formally “acknowledge” the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which means that PSE adhered to the letter of the law … Continue reading

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We Need to Stop Being Used as Pawns by Big Business

Is there one type of natural resource use that’s better than the other? This is the kind of question that riles people up on social media and pits one person against another, but to what end? If we step back … Continue reading

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Friends, Don’t Let Friends Buy Earth Worms

I have a confession to make. I may have blacked out, or forgotten that I grew up in farm country, been spending too much time indoors instead of outside, but I think I finally bought into to the messaging that … Continue reading

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