Growing evidence indicates that nuclear power will need to play a role in meeting the world’s increasing energy needs. Let’s put the risks of radiation from nuclear power in perspective. How much radiation do we live with all the time? Is a small amount, repeated over a long time, as deadly as a large amount? Is it safe to live next to a nuclear power plant? Bring your concerns and questions.
Yoram Bauman, founder and co-chair of the Yes on I-732 campaign, will explain the economics of putting a price on carbon. He will be joined by UW climate scientist Rachel White, who will address how global energy fueled by carbon has caused the planet and humaity to be facing a global warming crisis. Leran how I-732's price on carbon is designed to help prevent worse climate disruption.
Grab a beer and a bite to eat while getting informed for voting November. Bring your questions! Enjoy the discussion!
Hear from candidates Pramila Jayapal and Brady Walkinshaw, regarding their positions on climate change, carbon pricing, green jobs, clean energy, and more! This important seat for US Congressional District #7 is being vacated by long term Representative Jim McDermott. All ages welcome! Doors open at 6:00pm.
Free admission and open to the public. Grab a pint of beer and learn about the candidates! Sponsored by Citizens Climate Lobby and Cascadia Climate Action.
Grab a pint and hear from Pramila Jayapal and Brady Walkinshaw, candidates for Washington’s 7th Congressional District, about some of the most important issues to the Pacific Northwest region and the world. Bring your questions for the candidates about climate change, carbon pricing, renewable energy, transportation, green jobs, and more. Moderated by Seattle Times Environment Reporter Lynda Mapes. Sponsored by Citizens’ Climate Lobby and Cascadia Climate Action. This event is free and open to the public.
How do we know humans are disrupting the Earth’s climate? Will we feel the impacts here in the Pacific Northwest? Will this affect winter sports, water supply, and shell fish? What can we do? Come learn about these and other implications of a warming planet from UW PhD student Judy Twedt, Department of Atmospheric Sciences. Information about upcoming climate talks and events will be provided, along with opportunities to become involved in climate action.