Research

Putting Environmental Justice on the Map

Putting Environmental Justice on the Map

In February, fifty experts from around the state convened for the Washington State Environmental Justice Mapping Symposium, a day-long working session aimed at identifying and illustrating the communities most impacted by pollution and climate change. Symposium participants represented a range of perspectives — from community-based organizations to academia to government agencies — and discussed methods

2017 Listening Sessions on Pollution, Climate Impacts, and Puget Sound

2017 Listening Sessions on Pollution, Climate Impacts, and Puget Sound

Listening sessions among our members across Washington State on pollution, climate impacts, and the Puget Sound. 

2017 Listening Sessions on Solar Power

2017 Listening Sessions on Solar Power

Front and Centered listening session findings on solar power

Equity Analysis of Toxics Sites and the Model Toxic Control Act

Equity Analysis of Toxics Sites and the Model Toxic Control Act

Front and Centered conducted an equity analysis of toxic sites and the Model Toxics Control Act.

Planning for the Disproportionate Impacts of  Climate Change in Washington State

Planning for the Disproportionate Impacts of Climate Change in Washington State

Few climate action plans adequately identify or describe how to address disparities.

The Disproportionate Burden of Fossil Fuel  Air Pollution in Washington State (Report)

The Disproportionate Burden of Fossil Fuel Air Pollution in Washington State (Report)

The data shows communities of color in Washington, like elsewhere, are disproportionately impacted by the burning of fossil fuels which leads to climate change.

Our People, Our Planet, Our Power—Community Led Research in South Seattle (Report)

Our People, Our Planet, Our Power—Community Led Research in South Seattle (Report)

Summary Over nine months, Puget Sound Sage and Got Green set out to learn how our communities were experiencing climate change. Led by the Climate Justice committee, they interviewed 175 people living in South Seattle/King County and 30 organizations with the goal of determining our collective priorities and lift up the message that poor people and