February 2016

What Paris Means for Cascadia

by Kristin Eberhard and Alan Durning Broken Democracy Holds Us Back, but Climate Activism Pushes Us Forward Editor’s note: This article, which was published on Sightline.org on Dec. 28, 2015, is part of the series “Cashing In Our Carbon.” One-hundred-ninety-five nations reached an agreement in Paris this month [December 2015]. [Read More...]

By |2022-03-19T12:46:38-07:00February 4, 2016|Global Warming|

Small Farms: Diversify and Strengthen

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two articles exploring Whatcom County’s agricultural past and present and current efforts to diversify and strengthen Whatcom County’s food system, from the farm to the factory to the consumer. For Part I, see “Can Whatcom’s Small Farms Help Reconstruct Our Local Food System?” [Read More...]

By |2022-03-19T12:47:30-07:00February 4, 2016|Agriculture|

Free Workshops on Installing Solar Panels

Sustainable Connections along with local business partners Ecotech Solar, Western Solar and Itek Energy announce a new community solar purchasing program titled “Solarize Whatcom.” The program encourages homeowners and businesses to install solar panels on their homes, businesses or multifamily units and in return, solar panels will be donated to [Read More...]

By |2016-02-05T12:08:19-08:00February 4, 2016|Energy|

Little Boy & Sanctuary

Boris Schleinkofer, poetrywatch editor “When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.” — John F. Kennedy Poetry has a voice in our community, [Read More...]

By |2022-03-19T12:50:11-07:00February 4, 2016|poetrywatch|

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor (LTTE) must be received by the first of the month to be considered for publication in the following month’s edition. Letters should address a topic of interest to Whatcom Watch readers or relate to a previously published article in Whatcom Watch. Letters should be no longer than [Read More...]

By |2016-02-05T12:08:48-08:00February 2, 2016|Dear Watchers|
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