Events for October 23, 2020

All Day

2040 Film

​​Motivated by his 4-year-old daughter, Velvet, and concern for the planet she will inherit, award-winning film director Damon Gameau embarks on a global journey to meet the innovators and change makers pioneering the best solutions already available to us today to improve the health of our planet and societies. Inspired by these discoveries and guided ... Read more

Community Climate Action Chalk Art Contest

The Port of Bellingham and City of Bellingham are based along the waters of Bellingham Bay. We are directly affected by sea level rise and other effects of climate change. This event invites participation from everyone in the community to celebrate our water heritage. During ALL IN for Climate Action Week, we invite community members ... Read more

Ongoing

Bellingham Veg Week

This week-long Bellingham Veg Fest event will focus on a vegan lifestyle. There will be various events to encourage and inspire people to choose a plant-based diet. Choosing plant based diet options is one way for people to minimize their personal impact on our planet. Animal agriculture is linked to climate change, pollution, deforestation, world ... Read more

Free

Win-Win: Addressing Affordable Housing and Climate Change

Often climate action strategies in communities miss an important opportunity to connect housing and land use decisions with their inevitable future greenhouse gas emissions. This short 17-minute highlight video, which was featured in the 2020 Innovations in Naturally Affordable Housing Virtual Summit, describes these connections and how to improve affordable housing and overall quality of ... Read more

Free

Yoga for Earth Activists

As activists, we need to make time for self-care so that we can process our grief and frustration to be able to celebrate the Earth and replenish our energy for the work of being a change maker. This digital class is accessible and open to all. Amy Robinson, owner of 3 Oms Yoga and a ... Read more

Free

All Things Solar, Storage, and Net Zero Living

RECORDING: A recording of this past event is available at https://vimeo.com/461117796. Western Solar was established in Bellingham in 2002 with the expressed purpose to help Whatcom County residents to go net zero. A lot has changed over the last 18 years but our mission has stayed the same. In this webinar we will discuss how ... Read more

Free