Entries by SeaDude

“This Changes Everything” Movie Screening 11/7

On Saturday, November 7,    West Seattle Meaningful Movies presents THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING A new film directed by Avi Lewis and inspired by Naomi Klein’s bestseller This Changes Everything—Capitalism vs. the Climate 90 minutes Trailer: http://thefilm.thischangeseverything.org/about/ What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? By featuring seven communities on […]

Duwamish River Update- Great News!

If you are looking for a way to get directly involved with local environmental cleanup efforts, look no further. The Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition has been doing solid work for a long time. Click here to see and subscribe to their wonderful email newsletter. 

“The Secret of Change” Documentary Teaser

Just received a little note from our friends over at OWL Positive Broadcasting. SWS met with them as part of their journey down the west coast. Here is the teaser from their upcoming documentary “The Secret of Change”. Hello Friends! We have now finished filming, can you believe it!? Can’t believe how quickly the time […]

Guest Post: Andy Silber on Electric Cars

Electric Cars: Opportunity and Risk It’s been five years since I’ve written about electric cars. In those years the Leaf has replaced the Prius as the environmental car of choice and the Tesla Model S has won more automotive awards than Bryon Cranston has won Emmys. As I expected, electric cars are driving down the […]

Solar in Washington Needs Your Support

Sign this petition to keep WA solar incentives going! Details below. Those greenies in the know have heard about Washington State’s solar incentives. If you haven’t, check out the DSIRE database for the scoop. In short: Above the 30% Federal Income Tax Credit which everyone gets… Washingtonians pay no sales tax on photovoltaic (electric) solar installations.  […]

West Seattle Habitat Improvement Grants

Sustainable West Seattle has been the recipient of two grants to improve wildlife habitat and water quality, solicited by the Puget Creek Watershed Alliance for ecological restoration in the Puget Ridge neighborhood near South Seattle College. The first $20,000 grant from King County Wastewater Treatment Division focuses on “Lawn Transformations” to reduce stormwater runoff by […]

New EcoARTs Classes At Youngstown Cultural Arts Center!

Have you ever wanted to take a painting, mosaic, or paper making class? Now you can! Unleash your creative side in classes that explore the intersection of art and nature.  Nature Consortium’s affordable new EcoARTs classes for beginning-level students begin on September 14th. Classes are taught by professional artists and no prior arts experience is […]