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Carl Segerstrom

High Country News

Spokane, WA, United States

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Recent:
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Past:
  • High Country News
  • The Inlander

Past articles by Carl:

Building equity into the renewable energy transition — High Country News – Know the West

Community and labor organizers shape New Mexico’s changing economy. → Read More

How to solve the rural-urban digital divide — High Country News – Know the West

The author of ‘Farm Fresh Broadband’ draws on history to chart a better future for rural internet access. → Read More

Wildfire and a forest worth fighting for (The Fire Next Time) — High Country News – Know the West

In central Idaho, conflicting visions vie to shape a forest’s future. → Read More

Facing future wildfires, a community fights for its forest (The Fire Next Time) — High Country News – Know the West

Conflicting visions in central Idaho force tough decisions over logging and prescribed burning. → Read More

Facing future wildfires, a community fights for its forest (The Fire Next Time) — High Country News – Know the West

Conflicting visions in central Idaho force tough decisions over logging and prescribed burning. → Read More

Farmworker organizing in Washington is undoing discriminatory labor policies — High Country News – Know the West

‘The pandemic elevated the fact that farmworkers are killing themselves to keep our food system intact.’ → Read More

Farmworker organizing in Washington is undoing discriminatory labor policies (Farmworker organizing in Washington is undoing discriminatory labor policies ) — High Country News – Know the West

‘The pandemic elevated the fact that farmworkers are killing themselves to keep our food system intact.’ → Read More

Has Eugene, Oregon, found a ‘superpower’ for climate action? — High Country News – Know the West

The city’s eyeing changes to its natural gas contract to fund climate ambitions. → Read More

New federal funding for police alternatives — High Country News – Know the West

The latest COVID-19 relief bill provides a ‘down payment’ for crisis response programs. → Read More

Who should pay for conservation? — High Country News – Know the West

Traditional sources of funding are dwindling, and some believe park visitors should step up. → Read More

Idaho Congressman proposes bold dam removal project on Snake River — High Country News – Know the West

The $33.5 billion plan seeks to restore salmon while funding new energy projects and compensating farmers. → Read More

Public land is no longer on sale to oil and gas companies — High Country News – Know the West

President Biden’s leasing pause signals a major shift in federal land policy. → Read More

Workers reflect on Oregon’s first and last coal plant (As a coal plant closes, workers reflect ) — High Country News – Know the West

‘The people here made the plant. What we did is something that was needed.’ → Read More

In cash-strapped Wyoming, a community votes for a new hospital — High Country News – Know the West

As the state cuts funding for public services, cities and counties are figuring out how to go it alone. → Read More

The Washington, D.C., siege has Western roots and consequences (A siege with Western roots and consequences) — High Country News – Know the West

History and the growing power of right-wing extremism point to a volatile future for the West during the Biden presidency. → Read More

Mustafa Santiago Ali describes the path forward for environmental justice — High Country News – Know the West

Former EPA program leader shares ideas for federal action in the Biden administration. → Read More

Mustafa Santiago Ali describes the path forward for environmental justice — High Country News – Know the West

Former EPA program leader shares ideas for federal action in the Biden administration. → Read More

How fossil-fueled politics undermined a backcountry compromise — High Country News – Know the West

William Perry Pendley’s illegal stint as agency head undoes a first-of-its-kind land designation in Montana. → Read More

Northwest co-op builds for a local food future beyond big ag (Food Forward) — High Country News – Know the West

‘I’ve always felt like this was something to do in case the world doesn’t end.’ → Read More

Endangered pygmy rabbit population halved by fast-moving fire — High Country News – Know the West

Endangered pygmy rabbit population halved by fast-moving fire ‘Not all is lost.’ Want to catch up on big developments quickly? See more stories here. BACKSTORY In 2001, scientists collected the last Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits they could find in the wild — just 16 animals — and embarked on a decades-long endangered species recovery project. About the size of a grapefruit, North America’s… → Read More