Obama Administration Opens Arctic and Gulf of Mexico to More Offshore Drilling

Today, the Obama Administration released the draft of its 2017-2022 plan for offshore drilling, known as the Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program.  The plan proposes to prohibit drilling in the Atlantic Ocean but offers 13 new potential lease sales – 10 sales in the Gulf of Mexico, which is still healing fromContinue reading “Obama Administration Opens Arctic and Gulf of Mexico to More Offshore Drilling”

Thirty Million Gallons Under the Sea

Following the trail of BP’s oil in the Gulf of Mexico By Antonia Juhasz One morning in March of last year, I set out from Gulfport, Mississippi, on a three-week mission aboard the U.S. Navy research vessel Atlantis. The 274-foot ship, painted a crisp white and blue, stood tall in the bright sunlight. On itsContinue reading “Thirty Million Gallons Under the Sea”

Obama to unveil new commitments to solar and energy efficiency

Originally posted on Gigaom:
On Friday, President Obama plans to announce a sweeping package of commitments — over 300 in total — from companies and government agencies to increase the deployment of solar panels, and make buildings more energy efficient. The announcements will take place at a Walmart(s WMT) in Mountain View, California. While the commitments…

giveBIG Challenge 2014

The giveBIG Challenge starts in six (6) hours. We’re excited to participate in the Seattle Foundation’s Fourth Annual giveBIG Challenge tomorrow, Tuesday, May 6th. All donations made through the Seattle Foundation website during the 24-hour giveBIG event will be ‘stretched’ by The Seattle Foundation and giveBIG sponsors. This means that donations of any size, bigContinue reading “giveBIG Challenge 2014”

Vanish Pearls

The African American Film Festival Releasing Movement is screening Nailah Jefferson’s critically acclaimed documentary film, Vanishing Pearls at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center on April 28th, 2014. The film profiles the trials and tribulations of African American fisherman working to rebuild their lives, livelihoods, and communities in the aftermath of the BP Deepwater Horizon OilContinue reading “Vanish Pearls”

New Day Northwest with Margret Larson

Friends – We will be on King5’s New Day Northwest tomorrow, Tuesday, March 11th to preview Reactor about the world post-Fukushima disaster. We’d love to have you in the audience in support of the Moontown Foundation which is sponsoring the showing of the documentary. Seats are free. Audience comes into Seattle studio about 9:30am, doneContinue reading “New Day Northwest with Margret Larson”

Last Call…

To Buy Tickets for the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Remembrance Event Tomorrow at Wing Luke Museum. An event showcasing the creative works of three critically acclaimed Pacific Northwest artists using the power of film, music, and social media to both honor the victims of the disaster and celebrate the resiliency of the Japanese people.