Unemployment falls in a majority of U.S. cities, including Seattle
Unemployment rates fell or remained level in three-quarters of the 372 largest metropolitan areas, a sign that the economic recovery is widespread.
Seattle looks to Portland for the dirt on urban agriculture
In Seattle, elected officials, nonprofit groups, churches, businesses, and schools are all promoting in-city farming, even naming 2010 the Year of Urban Agriculture. Two hours to the south, Portland is a model for incorporating urban gardening into the fabric of everyday life.
History teaches us a little-known lesson about innovation
As the world embraces and demands advances in clean technologies, it’s time to look at what past technology revolutions teach us about the best ways to move clean technology innovations forward.
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