Author Archives: Jane Lindley

PSE 20-Year Plan Hearing PACKED

Wednesday, February 21st, Renton, WA at Puget Sound Energy’s 20-year Integrated Resource Plan hearing before the Utilities and Transportation Commission — More than 250 people packed the room to protest PSE’s 20-year fossil fuel plan. 100s rallied outside in the … Continue reading

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Washington: Take Climate Action 7 Ways

Sign an online letter from the Sierra Club requesting renewable energy before the February 21st Energy Plan Hearing in Renton: sc.org/DearUTC Go to the 23rd Legislative District Town Hall Meeting on Sat. Feb 17th 10am-11:30am at Poulsbo City Hall, 200 … Continue reading

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Join Low Carbon Girl and Hundreds of Concerned Citizens

Ask for a Path to 100% Renewable Energy Join me and hundreds of other concerned citizens as well as groups such as 350.org, Backbone, Redefine Tacoma, Vashon Climate Action Group, Indigenous environmental activists, Puyallup Tribal Nation, Puyallup Water Warriors, Indivisible … Continue reading

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PSE Coal-Free by 2027?

Background: On August 31st, the WA Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC)  held a hearing regarding Puget Sound Energy (General Rate Case), Dockets UE-170033 & UG-170034. It was standing room only. The Fire Marshall had to move people into the hallway … Continue reading

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Ash Falling on Cedars

Much of the world is understandably focused on hurricanes Harvey, Irma,  Jose and Katia on the East Coast. Communities are being battered by some of the largest hurricanes ever recorded. Meanwhile, on the West Coast, where I live, there are … Continue reading

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From the Ashes – Hope

If you haven’t seen From the Ashes, a National Geographic documentary, it is well worth renting. Along with Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth sequel, which our local nonprofit environmental groups (EcoAdapt, Climate Action Bainbridge, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Island Power and Sustainable … Continue reading

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Island Power Effort Tabled for Now

From Bainbridge Island City Manager Doug Schultz’s Report June 16th, “After over two years of studying the feasibility of forming a municipal electrical utility, the City Council voted during their meeting on June 13 to cease further consideration of forming … Continue reading

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What if Earth = Garden of Eden?

No matter what your religion of choice, most people have heard the story of Adam and Eve being banished from the Garden of Eden. What if all of earth is really a Garden of Eden? I was thinking about how … Continue reading

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Your Choice Has Power

Supply and demand. The heart of our capitalist system. On one hand it’s great: our purchasing power can help to change the marketplace for the better. On the other hand: government regulations can interrupt our leverage as consumers. The image … Continue reading

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PSE Island

Welcome to Bainbridge Puget Sound Energy (PSE) Island. Its like Safeco Field or any other company-paid entity. You might not have noticed, because Madge, “you’re soaking in it.” It’s all around us like the Matrix. Oh, speaking of all around … Continue reading

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