foreign oil

In Search Of A National Transportation Plan

This article, published by Reporter Newspapers, quotes Steve Marshall of Discovery Institute: … “One of the failures of the current system is that it doesn’t link transportation policy to energy security and climate change,” said Steve Marshall from the Cascadia Center for Regional Development. “97 percent of our transportation is fueled by oil. People literally do not have a choice. Read More ›

We Have The Tools To Cut Oil Dependence, It’s Assembly That’s Required

A remarkable group of transportation experts, environmentalists, utility executives, national security experts, political leaders, public officials and interested citizens gathered at Microsoft’s campus this month to attend a two-day conference on why and how to move beyond oil in transportation. There was a strong bipartisan consensus that we must act decisively to reduce oil dependence for the sake of the Read More ›

Making A Bold Case For Moving Our Economy Beyond Oil

This article, published by the Puget Sound Business Journal, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: Woolsey spoke Sept. 5 at the third annual conference on transportation and technology organized by the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center for Regional Development, which drew 450 attendees to Microsoft’s Redmond campus. The rest of the article can be found here.

Only Intervention Of Electric Car Can Break Oil Addiction

This article, published by the Tacoma News Tribune, mentions the Cascadia Center, Bruce Agnew, and Steve Marshall of Discovery Institute: PHEVs are a particular enthusiasm of the Cascadia Center, whose leaders, Bruce Agnew and Steve Marshall, believe that PHEVs are the best short-term answer to our dependence on for eign oil and the need to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The rest Read More ›

Cascadia Center’s “Beyond Oil” Conference: A Wrap-Up

A crowd of 500 key influencers from the private sector, government, academia and the media filled Microsoft’s large meeting facility in Redmond for the Sept. 4-5 conference organized by Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center, “Beyond Oil: Transforming Transportation.” Gripping presentations by former CIA Director James Woolsey, electric car systems entrepreneur Shai Agassi of Better Place, and Microsoft’s sustainability guru Rob Bernard – Read More ›

Oil-free Snohomish County? It’s No Longer A Pipe Dream

This November voters will decide on an $18 billion Sound Transit measure and a new president. At the local level, we will decide whether to raise taxes to expand transit. At the federal level, we will choose a president who promises a new energy policy. Both votes will be influenced by high gas prices, which are driven by our increasing Read More ›

Northwest Businesses Starting To Sense The Gold In Going Green

This article, published by Crosscut, mentions Steve Marshall of Discovery Institute: Steve Marshall of the Cascadia Center for Regional Development made the point that in 1973, during the oil embargo, the U.S. imported slightly more than one-third of its oil. The rest of the article can be found here.

…But Global Security Is As Much At Stake As Clean Air

This article, published by The Puget Sound Business Journal, mentions a conference held by the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: Gee-whiz automotive technology stole the show at the Cascadia Center conference. The rest of the article can be found here.