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

Bike Anywhere Day

Bike to work, for an essential errand, or just for the fun of it. Biking is an ideal form of socially distanced transportation. It’s good for you and the environment! Visit whatcomsmarttrips.org for Smart Trips’ map featuring bike routes and trails, cycling tips, and fun, self-guided bike rides. This event is part of the City’s ... Read more

Feature Friday Film from the Marine Life Center

RECORDING: Find a video recording of this past event at https://www.facebook.com/PortofBellingham/videos/2730496947209821/. The Marine Life Center posts a weekly "Feature Creature" educational video on Fridays. This week, we will feature the effects of climate change on our local ocean creatures. These videos are posted on our Instagram and Facebook pages. This event is part of the ... 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

Protect the Ocean for Our Birds!

The Salish Sea School invites you to join us for our brief Informational Zoom meeting and take-part in our at-home ideas and fun projects!  Climate change is negatively affecting our local and migratory birds in many different ways including rising temperatures, sea level rise, and ocean acidification. We have some pretty magical species that rely ... Read more

Join the Moderated Discussion of the Film 2040

RECORDING: A recording of this past event is available at https://mncj.org/videos/2040_discussion-2020-09-25.mp4. The Multi-faith Network for Climate Justice – MNCJ – is sponsoring the showing of the film 2040 in partnership with the Pickford Cinema. The Pickford will be streaming this film during the entire ALL IN for Climate Action Week (12:00 a.m. on 9/21 to 11:59 ... Read more

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