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Northwest Climate Education and Action Workshop

Date: January 27, 2006 PST Location: Olin Physics and Chemistry Building, 301

Olin Physics and Chemistry Building, 301

Northwest Climate Education and Action Workshop
January 27-29, 2006
Olin Science Center, Lewis & Clark College

For further information, consult Green House Network or Eban Goodstein, Professor of Economics/Director of Evironmental Studies, eban@lclark.edu


Lewis & Clark College students, faculty, and staff may attend this workshop free of charge. This workshop is co-sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and Green House Network


FRIDAY, January 27
5:00 – 6:30 pm Welcome and Opening Presentation: Dr. Eban Goodstein, Green House Network
6:30 – 7:30 pm Dinner
7:30 – 8:30 pm “How to Change the World: Building a Grassroots Movement for Clean Energy”
— Mike Tidwell, Maryland Climate Action Network

SATURDAY, January 28
7:30 – 8:15 am Breakfast
8:15 – 8:30 am Introduction and Logistics
8:30 – 9:30 am “Climate solutions and the rebirth of environmentalism” — K.C. Golden
9:30 – Noon Panel Discussions (each session runs twice: (9:30-10:40; 10:50-12:00)

a. Clean Energy & Electoral Politics
Jeff Bissonette (invited); Jefferson Smith, BUS Project;
Jim DePeso, Republicans for Environmental Protection

b. NW Clean Energy Initiatives
Chris Hagerbaumer, Oregon Environmental Council;
Jason Eisdorfer; Citizens Utility Board; K.C. Golden Climate Solutions

c. Climate Organizing 1
Mike Tidwell, Chesapeake Climate Action Network; Dan Carol, Apollo
Project (invited);Jenny Holmes, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s Interfaith
Network for Earth Concerns

d. Climate Organizing 2
Jeremiah Baumann, OSPIRG;
Catherine Thomasson, Physicians for Social Responsibility;
Stuart Leibowitz, Douglas County Global Warming Coalition.

Noon – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 pm “Global Warming and the Meaning of Life” — Eban Goodstein

2:30 – 6:00 pm Speaking & Organizing Small Group Sessions
�� Speaker Track participants practice their presentations, receive feedback
�� Community Action track participants break into groups:
— Folks interested in building an Oregon Climate Network
— Other organizing tracks TBA
6:30 pm Dinner & Party at Eban Goodstein’s: 4160 SW Haven Street—See Maps Below.

SUNDAY, January 29
8:00 – 8:45 am Breakfast
8:45 – 9:00 am Introduction and Logistics
9:00 – 10:00 am “The Challenge Ahead”: Angus Duncan
10:15 – 11:15 am Climate Activism Brainstorm facilitated by Mike Tidwell
11:15 – 11:30 am Closure

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