Thursday, March 29, 2018

March 29, 2018: Depaving Paradise. LIVE! Hillside Paradise Plots Community Garden

The demand for locally grown food is often higher among immigrants and refugees than the rest of the population. Often fed by agrarian roots or a hunger for foods from home, a resettlement agency recognized the need and decided to take action. World Relief Seattle joined forces with the community, a church, conservation and county agencies; to design one of the area's largest urban community gardens. Not only will the garden grow food that refugees can't find anywhere else, it's designed for a changing climate with on-site irrigation. Martha Baskin has the story.

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Friday, March 2, 2018

March 2, 2018: Puget Sound Energy - in a climate changing world what energy will you use?

Like all for-profit utilities, Puget Sound Energy is required to file an energy resource plan with the Utilities and Transportation Commission every two years outlining how it will meet future energy needs. The most recent plan doesn't sit well with those who testified at a recent public hearing. They say the plan is a blueprint to lock 1.1 million customers into decades of fossil fuels. PSE says the plan is a mandated regulatory exercise and doesn't predict what energy - coal, gas, wind, hydro – they plan to use past the mid-2020s. Martha Baskin has the story.

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