[pccgrads] Climate Science on Tap: Schooner Series-- March 14 @ Flying Bike Coop Brewery!

Michael S Diamond diamond2 at uw.edu
Thu Mar 14 08:27:56 PDT 2019


For anyone planning on coming tonight to the inaugural Schooner Series, a
graduate student-led spin off of Climate Science on Tap, let me know if you
want to grab dinner beforehand and I'll organize a group!

On Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 1:00 PM Alex Stote <stote at uw.edu> wrote:


> The UW Program on Climate Change in collaboration with Cascadia Climate

> Action is organizing the Schooner Series, a graduate student-led spin off

> of Climate Science on Tap. This series offers an opportunity for graduate

> students from the University of Washington to converse with the public

> about climate change through a series of short educational talks and

> discussions. These events are held at breweries and tap houses, and are

> open to all ages.

>

> *We're pleased to announce our inaugural event:*

>

>

> [image: March_Schooner.png]

>

> But Where is all this Global Warming? Exploring Recent Cold Weather Events

> in the Context of Climate Change

>

> When: Thursday, March 17, 2018, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

>

> Where: Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery, 8570 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA

> 98103

>

> This venue is family and pet friendly. All bikers who show their helmet

> get $1 off pints!!

>

> Sponsors: University of Washington Program on Climate Change and

> Cascadia Climate Action

>

> Climate contrarians have long pointed to snowfall and cold weather events

> to question the scientific reality of human-induced climate change. How do

> we counter these spurious claims?

>

>

> Spend an evening with graduate students from UW to learn about the

> distinct difference between weather and climate variability and how recent

> cold weather events in fit into the context of climate change. The first

> event of the *Schooner Series *will provide the community with tools to

> talk about climate change amidst a season of record snowfall in Seattle. We

> will first discuss the difference between climate change and natural

> weather variability, and then explore those differences in the context of

> the last 50 million years. We will then focus on the context of recent

> local weather events, and end with a talk exploring the public health

> implications of dramatic weather patterns. Join us at Flying Bike

> Cooperative Brewery for a fun, educational night of climate conversation!

>

> Panel:

>

> - *Sarah Ragen*, PhD Candidate in Oceanography

> - *Alex Lowe*, PhD Candidate in Biology

> - *Joe Zagrodnik*, PhD Candidate Atmospheric Sciences

> - *Claire Pendergrast*, Masters Candidate in Public Health

>

>

> We hope to see you there!

>

>

>

>

>

> --

> *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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--
Michael S. Diamond
PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences
University of Washington
Advisor: Professor Rob Wood
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