[pccgrads] Climate Action Outreach Opportunity at Nathan Hale High School- 4/2

Alex Stote stote at uw.edu
Tue Feb 19 11:01:29 PST 2019


Dear PCC Community and outreach volunteers,

Please see details below about an exciting outreach opportunity. If you are
interested in volunteering, you may contact the event organizer, Althea
Ericksen, directly at althea.ericksen at gmail.com with your workshop
preferences.

Nathan Hale High School is hosting a full day of workshops and discussion
about climate change impacts and action on *Tuesday,* *April 2nd*. They are
looking for a diverse group of volunteers who are willing to help develop
workshops surrounding the topics listed below as well as help facilitate
the workshops. The topics highlighted in blue are in need of workshop
development and leaders. The non-highlighted topics are mostly staffed but
could always use more volunteers if interested.

- General extinction (localized with orcas and salmon)
- Extreme weather (wildfires, rain, droughts)
- Economy (future jobs, Green New Deal, carbon tax, corporate blame)
- Public health/mental health
- Climate migrants/immigration
- What age will you be when you see _________?
- Mythbusting (facts vs. falsehoods, interpreting graphs)
- Environmental Ethics (deciding what’s most important)
- Politics (current failure and potential solutions)
- Life Hacks and System Hacks (little/individual things vs. changing the
systems)
- Relationship climate has with poverty, class, and race
- Food and diets (how it will change, veganism/vegetarianism)
- Rising sea level (In Seattle and the world)
- Coral bleaching and ocean acidification
- The Native American’s perspective on climate change
- Business sustainability (Patagonia)


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*Alexandra Stote*
M.M.A Candidate, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs
Graduate Certificate Candidate, Program on Climate Change

University of Washington
3707 Brooklyn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98112
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