Category Archives: Flotsam

Here books, movies, essays and other items of interest can be shared among the group that are somehow related to the mission and may help us better understand what is “on the horizon” for the earth’s climate and its inhabitants.

UW Lecture Series: The Future of Ice

“The Future of Ice, a six-part free lecture series that looks at our polar regions from a variety of perspectives:” Also: “Department of HomeTown Security: Majora Carter will explore the new challenges, opportunities and evolution of conservation, technology and public health…Home(Town) Security starts … Continue reading

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Vanishing Ice – cilmate change exhibition in Bellingham

A friend from Citizens Climate Lobby has heard raves about this exhibit – which uses stunning art in many media to show the changes that are underway. It’s an excellent example of environmental education – ends with “what can you … Continue reading

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Climate & Env Movies/DVDs – A Reference List

Following is a pretty comprehensive list of environmental videos many related to climate change, energy, and resource extraction: Promised Land Chasing Ice On Coal River Gasland Gashole The Alberta Tar Sands The Age of Stupid The Antartic Ozone Hole – … Continue reading

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A Town Hall Talk: Getting Rich from Climate Change

Are any of you SEActivists interested in attending this talk by McKenzie Funk at Town Hall on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014, 7:30 – 9:00 pm entitled: 
Getting Rich from Climate Change    [Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5] Here’s what Town … Continue reading

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Environmental Ed Networking Event in La Conner

Storming the Sound North “is a conference for environmental educators in the north Puget Sound region … and a great opportunity for teachers, environmental organizations with education programs, and students with an interest in a career in environmental education. ” There … Continue reading

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Two Book Recommendations:

Here are two books worth reading related to climate change and the related factors of overpopulation and impacts on world food supplies. The Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis Will Bring On the End of Shopping and the Birth of … Continue reading

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Environmental Debt – A new economic voice worth listening to

Amy Larkin, environmental activist and entrepreneur, has exposed the link between the economic crisis and the financial crisis in a new book, Environmental Debt: the Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy.   This may have the answers to all … Continue reading

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