[pccgrads] Climate Policy Panel - February 13th 7pm - UW Seattle, Kane Hall 120

Alex Lenferna alexlenferna at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 19:59:07 PST 2018


Dear colleagues and climate justice-interested friends,

We with the UW student employees union (UAW4121) along with the
environmental policy group at the Evans School (GreenEvans) are hosting a
panel to facilitate conversation around climate justice and Washington
State climate policy. In 2018, Washington has an opportunity to take urgently
needed action
<https://medium.com/@AlexLenferna/climate-disruption-in-the-legislature-starting-the-climate-countdown-354d510f907d>
on climate justice, and our panel will discuss various climate policies
being proposed at the state level.

Our eminent panelists for the evening will be:

- Rosalinda Guillen, Executive Director of Community to Community
Development, the Pacific Northwest's leader in *food justice,
immigration reform and farmworker rights *
- Daniel Malarkey, Board Member on Washington *CleanTech* Alliance and
previous Deputy Director of Washington's Department of *Commerce*
- Nives Dolsak PhD, Associate Director of the School of Marine and
Environmental Affairs and member of the *Puget Sound Partnership’s
Science Panel*
-
* Jeff Johnson, President of the Washington Chapter of AFL-CIO, the largest
federation of labor unions in the United States *
- Heidi Roop PhD, Communications Director for the *Climate Impacts Group*
- *Moderated by:* Dr. Sarah Myhre, UW Oceanography Researcher, Climate
Justice Activist and one of the Most Influential Seattleites of 2017

Date: *February 13th, 7pm.*
Location: UW Seattle, Kane Hall <http://cte.uw.edu/KNE_Directions> Room
120.
*You can find a link to help spread the word on Facebook
<http://bit.ly/WashingtonClimatePanel>*
Sponsors include: GPSS Science & Policy Committee, Program on Values and
Society, and the Union of Concerned Scientists

Please do spread the word broadly if you feel so inclined, and if you have
any questions, please do not hesitate to be in touch at:
alexlenferna at gmail.com



We hope to see you there!
Alex Lenferna
--

Fulbright Scholar - University of Washington - Philosophy Department
Research Assistant - NSF - Geoengineering, Political Legitimacy & Justice
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