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Climate Science on Tap - Extreme Weather

Event Date: 
01/30/2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Lagunita's Brewery
1550 NW 49th Street
Seattle , WA 98107
United States
Phone: (206) 784 - 2230

Will floods, fires, and droughts be the new normal? How will people and wildlife cope? And how do these extreme weather events affect public dialogue about climate change? A group of esteemed researchers will examine the relationship between extreme weather and our changing climate with engaging presentations and an informative panel discussion.

Location

Lagunita's Brewery
1550 NW 49th Street
Seattle , WA 98107
United States
Phone: (206) 784 - 2230

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

Ballard Green Building Talk #6: An Exploration of Green Roofs

Event Date: 
09/09/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Event Location: 
Ballard Library
5614 22nd Avenue Northwest
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

As our cities expand and population grows, the need for urban green space is greater than ever. Yet a vast expanse is sitting right above our heads, unused and unloved. By replanting our rooftops, we can reduce the urban heat island effect, sequester rainfall to reduce the strain on drainage sys- tems, scrub the air of pollutants and CO2, and provide respite from city noise.

Location

Ballard Library
5614 22nd Avenue Northwest
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Sustainable Ballard Monthly Gathering: Green, Healthy Home Remodeling

Event Date: 
10/24/2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Sunset Hill Community Club
3003 NW 66th St. in Ballard
Seattle, WA 98107
United States
Phone: 206 782 1661

Green Home Improvements: Healthier for You, Your Pocket, and The Environment!

Featuring:
• Jim Bristow, a home owner-builder-designer-rain garden installer, with a strong creative focus on efficiency, cost cutting and sustainability, will share ideas and tips for green, cost-saving home remodeling as well as rain garden installation.

• Jacqueline Powers, author of Transitioning to Green: A Workbook for the Home Owner, will discuss how to create a healthy home environment by choosing healthy materials.

Location

Sunset Hill Community Club
3003 NW 66th St. in Ballard
Seattle, WA 98107
United States
Phone: 206 782 1661
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