In Search of a Greener Future for the Weed Industry

PACIFIC STANDARD Will the environmental impact of cannabis balloon as legalization sweeps across the country? It’s hard to get a word in with Derek Smith. He’s winding through the crowd, shaking hands and nodding hellos across the locker-lined corridors of Revolution Hall, a hulking high school auditorium-turned-venue in Portland, Oregon. At one point, Smith stops … More In Search of a Greener Future for the Weed Industry

Portland says no to fossil fuels

Across the world, cities are taking the lead on climate change. Take Portland, Ore., for example, which recently passed two ambitious resolutions aimed at halting plans to turn the Pacific Northwest into a fossil fuel hub. Read more in my story for Pacific Standard.