What we're about

We're here to save the planet! Actually to save the diversity of life (e.g. human) on the planet. We work to build public awareness and involvement on climate change; to spread knowledge about climate science through staging events such as our Climate Science on Tap panel series; and we encourage community action on climate change by spreading the word about all climate events and actions on our website and calendar, where anyone can become informed, get involved, and generally help speed the transition from fossil fuel to clean energy sources. We work with climate scientists and energy experts to enable them to share the latest research and information at community venues, as well as maintain a one-stop calendar of upcoming climate events around the Pacific Northwest. We are based in Seattle but include all of Cascadia in our target audience. Together we can make a difference. If you're interested in getting engaged on climate change we can help you find something that will fit your skills, time and interest.

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Climate Action on an Unruly Planet

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This will be a fascinating discussion between a university researcher P. Sean McDonald and a Seattle science journalist and author Madeline Ostrander around the book "At Home on an Unruly Planet" and experiences that led to its telling the stories learned in searching for one's home during a time of global warming.

Wed, Jun 7 from 7pm - 8pm
at Bickersons Brewhouse in Ballard

  • All ages welcome
  • Covered outdoor beer garden
  • Free (donations also accepted)

Join us on for a conversation about science storytelling and grassroots climate action with award-winning author and journalist Madeline Ostrander and University of Washington Associate Teaching Professor P. Sean McDonald.

Award-winning Seattle author and journalist Madeline Ostrander will speak at Bickersons' Brewhouse about her acclaimed book At Home on an Unruly Planet: Finding Refuge on a Changed Earth. Named one of Kirkus Review’s 100 best nonfiction books of 2022, At Home on an Unruly Planet tells the stories of four American communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis.

Sean McDonald is Associate Teaching Professor for the Program on the Environment at the University of Washington. His research focuses on marine ecology and natural resource issues. The work is centered on applying ecological principles to problems involving exploitation, cultivation, and conservation of aquatic species in a changing global landscape.

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