UW Membrion Inc.'s flexible ceramic membranes

UW spinout Membrion's technology seeks to solve fresh-water and energy issues.

Seattle Denny Substation

The substation provides a new model for community engagement.

"It takes about 30 plastic water bottles to create one hand."

StormSensor uses sensors inside sewer lines to monitor rainfall.

Startup encourages markets for green energy, matching buyers with sellers.


Collaboration between public and private sectors is changing Seattle's environmental future


The future of urban engineering starts at the top.


Without its dams, Washington’s ambitious climate goals would be hopelessly out of reach.

Dignitaries, workers and schoolchildren donned hard hats and safety goggles Thursday to welcome the first plant — an Australian tree fern — to the Amazon Spheres in downtown Seattle.