Environment

A Price on Carbon for a Warming Planet

Event Date: 
10/10/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Naked City Brewery and Taphouse
8564 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206.838.6299

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!

RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1847771315451358/

Location

Naked City Brewery and Taphouse
8564 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206.838.6299

Candidate Forum on Climate and the Environment

Event Date: 
10/04/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Peddler Brewing Company
1514 Leary Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States
Phone: 360-362-0002

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.

RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1655473298098415/

Location

Peddler Brewing Company
1514 Leary Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States
Phone: 360-362-0002

Climate Science Talk: Turning Up the Heat in Wash. State

Event Date: 
09/28/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Ada's Technical Bookstore & Cafe
425 15th Ave E
Seattle 98112
United States

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.

Location

Ada's Technical Bookstore & Cafe
425 15th Ave E
Seattle 98112
United States

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

13th Annual Sustainable Ballard Festival

Event Date: 
08/27/2016 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Ballard Commons Park
5701 - 22nd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Eclectic, artsy, earthy, urban and committed to a better future...you'll find all this and more at the 13th Annual Sustainable Ballard Festival. When you join this group of Ballard neighbors on Aug 27th at Ballard Commons Park, you'll encounter creativity, passion and community while learning about daily practices and big steps toward more sustainable living. In a time of uncertainty about our nation's leadership, People Power has been chosen as this year's festival theme as a reminder of what is still possible locally and as a model for all communities.

Location

Ballard Commons Park
5701 - 22nd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States
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