Adopted Issues

In addition to the policies of the National Green Party, the Green Party of Whatcom County has adopted the following positions:
Local (Whatcom and nearby)

  • Opposition to the proposed Cherry Point Coal Terminal
  • Opposition to toxic emissions into our air, by a proposed huge domestic garbage incinerator near Vancouver, BC.

Regional Issues: (Washington and National)

  • Opposition to the Keystone Pipeline
  • Opposition to citizenship for corporate entities
  • Support of the Occupy Wall Street movement
  • Support the transfer of federal subsidies away from petroleum companies and to support of sustainable energy programs
  • Recognition that there is sufficient scientific evidence that human activities are causing climate change and that mitigation should be a priority
  • Opposition to foreign, unconstitutional warfare