a href="https://cob.org/events/">Past Events & Climate Action Week Events

Climate Action Book Club: Don’t Even Think About It

The Community Energy Challenge is partnering with Village Books to invite you to discuss Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change by George Marshall. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and let's start the day by breaking down barriers to climate action! "From the founder of the Climate ... Read more

Turning the Tables on the Asian Giant Hornet

The Whatcom Museum is working with the Washington State Department of Agriculture to provide an educational program on the invasive species: Asian Giant Hornets. Learn how this species poses a threat to our local biome, what to do if you come across one, and how you can help. The event will be hosted as a live ... Read more

Placemaking and Climate Change Migration

RECORDING: A video recording of this past event is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcS5ibUAkIg&feature=youtu.be. Climate change forced displacement and resettlement is becoming a pressing topic as the impacts of sea level rise, drought, and severe tropical storms increasingly impact communities’ livelihoods. As communities and entire nations are forced to resettle, how will basic social and cultural structures ... Read more

Climate and Racial Justice: Sharing Stories of Activism Rooted in Love

RECORDING: A recording of this past event is available at https://mncj.org/videos/climate_justice-2020-09-24.mp4. Climate and racial injustice are inextricably intertwined. Science and data give us a foundational understanding, but the power of sharing our personal stories cannot be overestimated. For it is our love, our resolve and commitment that reach into and reverberate in people's hearts. Our presenters ... Read more

A Climate of Change – NSEA’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Climate change is one of the largest challenges facing salmon recovery. Rising temperatures, climate refugees, droughts and flood events all threaten these environmental, cultural and economic icons. Land management and restoration of wetlands and estuaries can protect our communities. Please join NSEA for A Climate of Change. This curated program tackles the issue of global ... 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

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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ALL IN for Climate Action Week Closing Event: Climate Squares!

RECORDING: A video recording of this past event is available to watch at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3L5jF0pgKjQ Climate change is a very serious matter and a priority to our City and community, which is apparent through the many educational and inspirational events being hosted by our community during Climate Action Week. We want to end this week with ... Read more

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