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Taming Bigfoot in Seattle

  • November 30, 2017
  • Anne Miller

On November 29, SSCAN co-sponsored “How a Climate Scientist Learned to Love Taming Bigfoot,” a talk by emeritus NASA Antarctic glaciologist Dr. Robert Bindschadler at Centilia... Continue Reading

Ban The Bomb

  • November 25, 2017
  • Anne Miller

It’s time to ban nuclear weapons. Actually – it was time to ban nuclear weapons a long time ago. SSCAN is... Continue Reading

Lessons from the Streets of Delhi

  • September 29, 2017
  • Anne Miller

This article was originally published in the Urbanist by Andrew Kidde  on September 15, 2017 Thirty years ago, Carol and I... Continue Reading

Calling All Kids… Free Plant For The Planet Academy – October 7, 2017

  • September 18, 2017
  • Anne Miller

Parents and adults… can you please pass this message on to your kids, grand kids, nieces, nephews and friends? This is... Continue Reading

Let’s Stand Against Fracked (a.k.a. “Natural”) Gas in our Homes and in our Communities

  • September 15, 2017
  • Behnosh Najafi

When talking to friends and neighbors about natural gas in their homes, I find that many are unaware of the dangers... Continue Reading

Mt Baker Meaningful Movies: Changing the world one conversation at a time

  • September 13, 2017
  • Behnosh Najafi

Over time, I have come to believe that the answer to apathy is hope and the answer to fear is action... Continue Reading

13 year old PLANT FOR THE PLANET president needs our help!

  • September 4, 2017
  • Anne Miller

Today is another unusually hot day in Seattle. The evidence of climate change is happening all around us and, yes, it’s... Continue Reading

New Ultimate Civics middle school curriculum inspires active participation in democracy

  • August 31, 2017
  • Anne Miller

BACK TO SCHOOL We know that kids are leading the way in the fight for climate justice by suing state governments... Continue Reading

Mayoral candidate climate policy

  • June 26, 2017
  • Behnosh Najafi

Recently a group from the SSCAN leadership team met with mayoral candidate Bob Hasegawa to discuss climate politics in Seattle. Bob... Continue Reading

What the Rikers Movie Taught me about US Prisons… by Janet Deucy

  • June 19, 2017
  • Behnosh Najafi

It’s a stark fact that the United States has less than 5% of the world’s population, yet we have almost 25%... Continue Reading