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The State of the Future: Join Us This Wednesday!

Please join us at Town Hall Seattle this Wednesday night to hear Executive Editor Alex Steffen give a talk on "The State of the Future." Tickets are only $5 and are available at Brown Paper Tickets. Thank you to...


Van Jones, Carbon Neutrality and the Next Economy

Green jobs guru Van Jones talks about Seattle's carbon neutrality pledge and leadership in the next economy: Seattle Channel Video can be played in Flash Player 9 and up For more on why and how carbon neutrality makes sense, you...


Exploring a Carbon Neutral City - Notes from Seattle's Unconference

A huge thank you to everyone who came downtown on a blustery morning to participate in last Saturday's unconference on a carbon neutral Seattle! Carbon neutrality is a simple idea with complicated details: it's hard to define and far-reaching...

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Grab Your Pitchforks And Let The Crop Mob Begin!

Do you remember what you were doing on April 22, 2009? Perhaps you do -- this was the day that Carrot Mob first launched in Seattle. During that day, Pike Pub & Brewery put 25 percent of all sales...

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Symbiotic Journalism: Mass Media and Local Bloggers

by Nina Carduner Mass media has a bad rep. Common complaints protest bias, misrepresentation, selective coverage, and sensationalism. Ironically, many veteran journalists and newsreaders feel the same way about blogs. When the Seattle P-I closed its doors, many long-term...

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Journalists Take Communion at the Journalism That Matters Conference

by Nina Carduner What is the future of journalism? Has it truly died with the death of many community and city papers? Will mass media take away the voice of democracy? Can community blogs offer credible unbiased news? Where...

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Elizabeth Grossman and the Green Chemistry Revolution

Elizabeth Grossman was here in Seattle on December 2nd promoting her new book "Chasing Molecules: Poisonous Products, Human Health, and the Promise of Green Chemistry" She spoke at Town Hall Seattle on the green chemistry movement. Her enthusiasm filled the...

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Mark Your Calendars: December

The feeling of excitement is already in the air this holiday season. Take an evening walk downtown, I'm sure you'll feel it too. Just in case you need an excuse to hit the streets, this December brings lots opportunities...


The Whole World Was Watching

by John de Graaf Premieres Monday, November 30, 2009 at 8 pm on KCTS Television, Channel 9. A dramatic and highly-visual retrospective ten years after the World Trade Organization protests shook Seattle. Former Mayor Paul Schell, Police Chief Norm Stamper...


Mark Your Calendars: November

by Danica Real The days are shorter and chillier and the local markets are overflowing with local apples and root veggies: November is here. As it gets underway, our attention will soon be turned to turkeys and evergreen trees. But...


A One-Time Chance to Hear Alex Live in Seattle: 11/11, 11/12

Greetings Worldchangers! Do you live in Seattle (or are you looking for an excuse to visit)? This November presents a rare opportunity to see Alex in person locally at Town Hall Seattle. On Nov. 11 and 12, Alex will...


Join The Movement: 350 Day

Compiled by Danica Real On Oct. 24, thousands of people in more than 140 countries are planning to take to the streets, parks, forests and oceans to raise awareness for the number 350. According to leading scientists, including James Hansen...


Mark Your Calendars: October

Welcome to October! We've spent the first few days of the chilly 10th month digging out our scarves and hats, daydreaming of what to be for Halloween, and drooling over the awesome events that are on the horizon. This...


Flashback: Park(ing) Day 2009

Talk about a hit and run. This year's Park(ing) Day was quite literally a hit. Jam packed with creative minds attempting to challenge the meme that streets are for cars, the event featured multiple curbside parks, popping up throughout...


Mark Your Calendars: September

Although we may still have a few surprise days packed with sun, the falling temperatures and increasing rain are indicators that summer is coming to a close. Gone are the days of shorts and flip flops, but that doesn't...


Reclaiming Alleys in Pioneer Square

What can a downtown alley be used for? More than you think -- and a group in Pioneer Square has been working to prove it. The network of businesses connected to the historic Nord building (near 1st Ave. and Main...


Future Shack 2009

by Christa Morris A multi-use townhouse with a lawn on the roof. A Flip-Flop house designed so two families, sharing a lot, can each have their own patio and garden. A row of cozy single-family houses sharing a front yard...


Don't Miss: Re*Generation Collaborative Conversation

Worldchanging joins IIDA, ASID and AIA Seattle to host Re*Generation, a seasonal education salon. A locally celebrated pioneer invites one of their mentors and one next generation leader to combine one practical presentation with a philosophical discussion. The Architectural Challenge...