Citizens Climate Lobby is a nationwide group working for real solutions to climate change. You can attend an introduction call for more information on what we do every Wed at 5pm. For more info about the group, or to register for the intro call, see www.citizensclimatelobby.org You do not need to be on the call to attend our monthly meeting. We meet the first Saturday of each month. Hope to see you there!
Sunnyside Methodist Church
SE 35th and Yamhill in the "roost" (3rd floor, door is on the north side)
Interested in environmentally sustainable living? Do you want to own or be a part of creating the next generation of green homes?
Earth Harmony Habitats is a project dedicated to the development of affordable, Net-Zero green homes in Portland, Oregon. These homes will be the future of sustainable housing, and will be completely self sufficient and will promote a healthy, community-integrated way of living.
Protect our Salmon Habitat and Climate with Earth-friendly Gardening Practices!
Columbia Springs, an environmental education center located along the Columbia River in Vancouver, will present a series of classes on Native Plants and on Earth-friendly Gardening Practices. Classes can be taken individually or as a four-week series.
The Passive House Northwest Spring Regional Conference will be a fantastic event.
The venue is the Native American Longhouse at The Evergreen State Collage in Olympia, WA. A beautiful space for us to be spend the day in.
This year we have Martin Holladay of the Green Building Advisor making the journey out West to open the day.
Further Educational presentations include:
Charlie Stephens, Designing the Mechanical Ventilation and Single Heat source for Passive House.
Michael Aoki-Kramer, Moisture Migration in Super-insulated Envelopes
Dylan Lamar, Advanced PHPP methodology
Native American Longhouse at Evergreen State College
Alan AtKisson, Accelerating Innovation
Alan AtKisson helps governments, businesses and nonprofits accelerate innovation for sustainability. In 1990, he co-founded the Sustainable Seattle initiative, and went on to lead the National Indicators Program, Redefining Progress, the Belaton Group, and his own consulting company, the AtKisson Group. He is the author of two books: Believing Cassandra: An Optimist Looks at a Pessimist's World, and The ISIS Agreement: How Sustainability Can Improve Organizational Performance and Transform the World.
Roger Pielke, Jr.
Political scientist Roger Pielke, Jr. maintains that we'll make better progress on climate if we focus on energy innovation. Pielke is Professor of Environmental Studies at University of Colorado, and has held leadership positions at NCAR, CIRES, and the Breakthrough Institute. He is also author, co-author or co-editor of seven books, including The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics, and The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won't Tell you About Global Warming.
The International Society of Sustainability Professionals launches a certificate program in climate change with this first in the series on-line course.
This course meets on-line on Thursdays (February 4, 11, 18, 25) at 10am Pacific Time for 60-90 minutes.