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Hot Ideas to Cool Seattle

When:
October 8, 2013 @ 12:30 am – 3:00 am
2013-10-08T00:30:00+00:00
2013-10-08T03:00:00+00:00
Where:
Bertha Knight Landes Room, Seattle City Hall
600 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
USA
Cost:
FREE; Please RSVP
Contact:
Jenny Heins

Hot Ideas to Cool Seattle

Presentation & interactive workshop to spark climate ideas for the City to fund

Monday, October 7, 5:30 P.M. Seattle City Hall

Seattle wants to fund some bold and creative ideas to help neighbors reduce climate impacts on future generations. Find out how you can do your part!

Following a light dinner and presentation, local sustainable community leaders will host break-out sessions to get great local ideas for Active Transportation and Land Use, Building Energy and Waste, Food, and Community Sustainability.

Hot Ideas to Cool Seattle is an opportunity for neighbors to suggest ideas and get engaged with grassroots climate action projects locally to make Seattle a healthy and livable city now and into the future.

When: Monday, October 7 from 5:30 – 8 pm (Free light dinner starts 5:30. RSVP)

Where: Bertha Knight Landes Room, Seattle City Hall  600 4th Ave.

This is a free event. RSVP please.

Presentation: Lessons learned from the Climate Reality Project 6 -7 pm

Sabrina Cowden will talk about Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project and learn about what Seattle can glean from this work. Sabrina was Program Director for the Climate Reality Project, where she was instrumental in designing and implementing a community engagement strategy that resulted in a volunteer base of over 4,000 individuals in 57 countries – stretching across professional, gender, ethnic and income sectors in geographies around the world.

Interactive Workshop: Doing our part for climate action 7-8 pm

The City wants to fund some bold and creative ideas to help local people reduce climate impacts on future generations. Find out how you can do your part! The break-out sessions will include these topics: Active Transportation/Land Use, Building Energy/Waste, Food, and Community Sustainability.

This event is hosted by SCALLOPS (Sustainable Communities ALL Over Puget Sound) with support from the Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment and Seattle Councilmember Mike O’Brien.

For more information:  Heather Trim, 206 351-2898; Cathy Tuttle, 206-547-9569; Jenny Heins.