November 9, 2016 | Portland, Oregon could teach the world a thing or two about climate laws that count.
About Daphne Wysham
Daphne Wysham is the founder and director of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network (SEEN), formerly a project of the Institute for Policy Studies and now a project of the Center for Sustainable Economy in Portland, Oregon. Wysham is concurrently an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. She has worked on research and advocacy at the intersection of climate change, human rights, fossil fuels, international finance, carbon markets and sustainable economies since 1996. SEEN’s pathbreaking research has resulted in shifts in public policy and investment at the national and international level.
SEEN is now working in alliance with peoples’ movements, grassroots groups, Native Americans and others throughout the Pacific Northwest in ensuring the U.S. and Canadian governments live up to their moral obligations of preserving a stable climate for generations to come. It is building a strong network of activists committed to ending all new fossil fuel export infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest, with the goal of upholding Native American treaty rights, abiding by the scientific call to keep over 80 percent of proven fossil fuel reserves in the ground, and ushering in a new era of abundant, safe, clean renewable energy to power a truly sustainable economy.
Wysham has played a leadership role on Capitol Hill, advising the Congressional Progressive Caucus on a progressive agenda for climate change. From 2003 to May of 2011, she hosted Earthbeat Radio and TV.
Articles by Daphne Wysham
July 6, 2016 | With one tiny loose bolt, oil trains can erupt into an inferno, scorching everything for miles.
November 18, 2015 | Portland is proving that cities can lead on climate change.
August 5, 2015 | A growing movement across the Pacific Northwest is gumming up the fossil-fuel works.
November 7, 2012 | Extreme weather doesn't boost the economy.
September 3, 2012 | I have discovered a new sixth stage, beyond acceptance of the truly depressing climate science: doing The Work.
July 9, 2012 | It's time to save ourselves from a climate nightmare of our own making.
June 28, 2012 | The documentary filmmaker's new work, The Sky Is Pink, is a must-see.
February 20, 2012 | As the climate changes, a deadly disease is on the rise.
February 6, 2012 | The ongoing bonanza in the U.S. hydraulic fracturing industry marks a dangerous misstep on the road to U.S. energy independence.
October 24, 2011 | Maryland's government is embracing an alternative way to monitor the state's well-being called the Genuine Progress Indicator, which brings depth to the analysis of the state's economic growth.
April 18, 2011 | As radioactivity levels continue to spike in Fukushima, Obama's support for nuclear power is unwavering.
August 16, 2010 | A creative solution to the predicted commercial real estate crisis could boost both energy efficiency and tax receipts.
May 13, 2010 | New energy bill mixes support for coal, nuclear, and oil industries with measures meant to reduce pollution and planet-warming emissions.
May 10, 2010 | Corporations can get away with murder and environmental devastation, and make billions doing it.