Events for October 24, 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

Lake Whatcom Policy Group Meeting

Fireplace Room 625 Halleck St, Bellingham

The Lake Whatcom Policy Group, consisting of representatives of the Bellingham City Council, the Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District Board, the Whatcom County Council, and the Sudden Valley Community Association, meets periodically to discuss programs and policies to maintain the water quality and environmental health of Lake Whatcom.

Green Up Your Ride

RECORDING: Watch a video recording from this past event at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywRVof2suCs&feature=youtu.be. Curious about electric vehicles? Then our upcoming virtual event is for you! We'll be talking all things EVs, with a specific focus on environmentally friendly home charging. Hear from our EV experts and ask questions on: The benefits of driving an EVHow charging works ... Read more

Build Electric Washington

This event is a lunchtime webinar forum showcasing the movement to transition all buildings to 100% renewable-powered efficient electric heating. In Bellingham, burning gas in buildings, homes and for power is our single biggest source of climate pollution— even more than driving cars in the city. There's no way to secure a livable climate while relying on ... Read more

Whales and Climate Change – Online Youth Event

Learn how Climate Change impacts whales and what you can do to help! The event will include a short lesson and an activity (an activity template will be emailed to those registered). For more information and registration information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2381085905532151 Hosted by: Orca Network and Langley Whale Center. This event is part of the ... Read more

Can Climate-Friendly Utilities Serve Social Justice?

Join us for a webinar panel discussion exploring issues regarding utility access. We will discuss how fiber optic access can be a powerful service to low income communities and internet access for education for all. We will also explore the various opportunities for carbon friendly utilities and the connection between clean energy and social justice. ... Read more