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Climate Science on Tap: Climate Engineering

Event Date: 
11/02/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Naked City Brewery & Taphouse
8564 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States

Doors open at 6:00 pm for ticketholders. Trivia game begins at 6:30 pm. Panel presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Free tickets are available at StrangerTickets.com.

Will the world act on climate change fast enough? If not, some propose that we consider geoengineering - the deliberate large-scale manipulation of the planetary environment. This free Climate Science on Tap event will explore geoengineering, and the scientific, political and ethical questions around geoengineering tests.

Location

Naked City Brewery & Taphouse
8564 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
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

When A Billion Chinese Jump: An Evening with Jonathan Watts, Asia Environment Correspondet to The Guardian

Event Date: 
11/04/2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Event Location: 
University of Washington - Kane Hall 110 Seattle, WA
United States
Phone: 206-441-5910

When A Billion Chinese Jump:
Jonathan Watts, Asia Environment Correspondent for The Guardian, takes us on a 100,000km journey through a country struggling to manage economic growth and declining ecosystems. At heart, Watts' new book is not a call for panic, but a demonstration that - even with the crisis so severe, and the political scope so limited - the actions of individuals can make a difference.

$10 for members/students
$15 for non-members
Tickets available at the door or in advance at:
http://www.world-affairs.org/calendar.cfm?eventID=1363&action=eventDetails

Location

University of Washington - Kane Hall 110 Seattle, WA
United States
Phone: 206-441-5910

Persuasion and the Benefits of Trees

Event Date: 
10/21/2009 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Event Location: 
University Place, WA
United States
Phone: 503-282-8846

Learn how to persuade decision makers to support tree planting and preservation.

Geoffrey Donovan, USFS researcher, will quickly cover dozens of recent studies, translating them into layman's terms and pointing out the highlights and limitations of each.

Courtney Dillard, professor in the University of Oregon Strategic Communication Program, will teach you how to use the information from these studies to persuade community groups, homeowners, and elected officials to take action on urban forestry issues.

The workshop will include:
◊ Presentations

Location

University Place, WA
United States
Phone: 503-282-8846
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