Bainbridge Island Climate and Energy Forum
2017-2018 Discussion Series
Location: Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
|Sat Oct 21st||10-11:30am||Bainbridge Island Climate Impact Assessment & Comprehensive Plan Update||Sen. Christine Rolfes; Lara Hansen, EcoAdapt; Val Tolefson, BI Mayor.|
|Sat Nov 18th||10-11:30am||Electrification of Transportation||Steve Johnson, Bill Moyer, Kitsap Transit and Art Anderson Assoc for the Ferries|
|Wed Jan 17th||7-8:30pm||Climate Justice : Climate Change through a Social Justice Lens||Panel discussion moderated by Running Grass, Executive Director of Three Circles Center. Featuring: Kim Powe, Dir. of Climate Justice, Puget Sound SAGE, Hodan Hassan, Climate Ustice Organizer, Got Green, & Sapna Sopori, Dir. of Youth and Community Education, Islandwood.|
|Wed Feb 28th
|7-8:30pm||Carbon Fee and Dividend Legislation
||How Carbon Fee and Dividend Legislation can lower atmospheric CO2 concentrations and mitigate multigenerational risks to human survival. Sponsored by Bainbridge Island Citizens’ Climate Lobby.
Speakers include Dr. Mark Vossler, MD, who will discuss the health risks of climate change and the benefits of atmospheric CO2 reduction. Kyle Murphy, Executive Director of Carbon Washington will speak about Gov. Inslee’s recent carbon tax proposal and other WA state legislation. Mike Kelly, island resident, CEO of Tech DNA and local CCL leader and legislative liaison, will discuss the CCL Carbon Fee and Dividend proposal and the Washington DC political climate.
|Sat March 17th||10-11:30am||The Myth of Natural Gas: Fossil fuels & Greenwashing||Lead by Tarika Powell, Senior Research Associate at the Sightline Institute.This talk will address two questions: Does natural gas deserve its clean reputation? What role should it play in a clean energy future?|
|Sat April 28th||10-11:30am||Rethinking Transportation||Speakers to be determined|
|Sat May 19th||10-11:30am||Tribal Adaptation Actions||Eliza Ghitis from NWIFC, Tribal Member – TBA|
|Sat June 16th||10-11:30am||BI Businesses Making a Difference!||TBA|