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Climate Science on Tap - Oysters, Upwelling & Ocean Acidification

Event Date: 
08/31/2016 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Event Location: 
Peddler Brewery
1514 NW Leary Way
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

When infant oysters began dying off in record numbers, reportedly due to the increased acidification of Pacific Northwest waters, the Washington State Legislature asked the UW Dept of Oceanography’s scientists for help. Parker MacCready, PhD, a physical oceanographer and led a team that used quantities of data to forecast the chemistry of ocean waters entering shellfish growing areas, such as Padilla Bay. Come learn how this work may help oysters and the shellfish industry, as well as salmon fishers, kayakers and oil spill trackers!

Location

Peddler Brewery
1514 NW Leary Way
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Prepare Your Organization to be More Resilient to Climate

Event Date: 
11/18/2014 - 8:30am - 11:00am
Event Location: 
Pinchot U
220 Second Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

Sustainable Seattle and Pinchot University present:

Have you thought about how climate impacts might affect your business?

How at risk is your organization or business to potential climate impacts like flood, power outages, and large temperature swings? This workshop will cover what you need to know to plan for potential impacts on your supply chain, buildings, and employee transportation options during disruptions so you can keep your operations going.

Location

Pinchot U
220 Second Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

"World on the Edge" Book Discussion

Event Date: 
06/26/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Grass to the south of the Bathhouse Theater at Greenlake.
7312 W Green Lake Dr N 
Seattle, WA 98115
United States

Lester Brown's book "World on the Edge: How to Prevent
Environmental and Economic Collapse" describes the environmental and
socio-economic state of the world, from over-population to resource and
food scarcity, and environmental degradation. The magnitude and number
of the problems he describes is daunting, and the intent of this
discussion is to provide an overview of these issues and, more
importantly, to help participants find ways to get involved in
developing solutions to these problems. The format of the evenings will

Location

Grass to the south of the Bathhouse Theater at Greenlake.
7312 W Green Lake Dr N 
Seattle, WA 98115
United States

2012 Sustainability Slam brought to you by Cascadia Green Building Council's Eastside Leaf + Seattle LEED User Group

Event Date: 
05/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Event Location: 
City of Issaquah
United States

This is a great opportunity to meet, listen, and share your ideas with other leaders in climate policy and the future of the built environment. The Sustainability Slam will start Tuesday afternoon at 2PM with tours of zHomes and the LEED-Gold Certified YWCA. Then, join us at Pickering Barn for a great line up of speakers who will discuss some of the newest green building techniques & strategies, and the latest environmental legislative issues.

Location

City of Issaquah
United States

Moving Planet Seattle: A Day to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels

Event Date: 
09/24/2011 - 3:50pm
Event Location: 
Gasworks Park
United States

Come be in the parade of boats and bikes, feet and wheels, pedaling, rowing, sailing, walking, dancing, skipping, skating, jumping, cartwheeling our sweet selves from the Cascade mountains to the Puget Sound. www.moving-planet.org/Seattle

Move from dirty fossil fuels to clean contemporary energy.
Move from unhealthy mass production to a healthy local economy.
Move from life without meaningful to a powerful message for your future.
Find us at www.Facebook.com/MovingPlanetSeattle/ AND www.Twitter.com/MovingPlanetSea

Location

Gasworks Park
United States
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