Posts for 'Technology'

INDUSTRIAL JOBS COMING BACK TO SEATTLE

June 26th, 2012

Seattle’s long range strategy for encouraging manufacturing is paying off, as Forbes magazine, in a recent article, rated the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metropolitan Area as the top area for manufacturing growth in the nation over the last five years. Manufacturing employment is growing around the country, as industries realize the opportunity for ‘reshoring’ industrial activity.  Much of […]

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GETTING TO CARBON NEUTRALITY: EMBEDDED CARBON

September 16th, 2010

We cannot create an authentic carbon neutrality policy without dealing with the esoteric sounding issue of “embedded carbon”. You can easily identify the carbon that results from driving a car or running a coal-fired power plant, but to really reduce your emissions, you have to dig deeper.

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Technology Matching Fund: Getting Past Digital Divides

August 12th, 2010

On Monday, August 2, the Council unanimously approved allocating $300,000 from the Technology Matching Fund to 24 community based organizations.  The goal of the Technology Matching Fund is to increase residents’ access to technology and technological literacy. These funds will reach some 15,000 at-risk youth, immigrants and refugees, seniors, and people with disabilities in 2010.  […]

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