Washington state’s carbon pricing bill could be most far-reaching in nation. How will it work?

One plane arrives as others take off at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Airline emissions are part of greenhouse gas… (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times, 2018)  By Hal Bernton  Seattle Times staff reporter Washington state’s recently passed carbon-pricing legislation appears to be the nation’s most far-reaching state-level attempt to clamp down on greenhouse gas emissions. It’s

More vaccinated travelers mean pricier hotels, flights

Now, with COVID-19 vaccinations opening the possibility of travel to millions more Americans each week, air prices are once again set to change…. (David Zalubowski / The Associated Press) More   SAM KEMMIS of NerdWallet The Associated Press The cost of travel will slowly rebound from historic lows as more people receive COVID-19 vaccinations and book long-deferred

Treat air quality to safeguard buildings against COVID-19

By Gus Simonds Special to The Times Enough sweatpants and Zoom meetings already. Employees who have worked from home since March because of COVID-19 want to get back to the office to enjoy the face-to-face camaraderie and collaboration with mentors and teammates. Parents are anticipating getting their children back into the classroom. Winter is approaching, making