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April 2020

Denny Lecture: Learning from Earth Day 50 Years Later with Derek Hoshiko

April 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, WA United States

With record breaking temperatures, rising sea levels, and melting ice caps, the 1970 call for an Earth Day of environmental action has never been more relevant. From science to policy to activism, how has our state grappled with these issues over the past 50-years and what do we do next? Join local climate activist and community organizer Derek Hoshiko to explore what we can learn from environmental history, and how we can face the present climate crisis. The museum is…

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Virtual 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Celebration

April 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online WA United States

A Virtual Celebration via Zoom presented by Methow Valley Citizens Council and Methow Arts Alliance in collaboration with many community members, businesses and partners. Register HERE. The Celebration will include a dynamic array of artists, nationally renowned speakers and local students. With Luc Reynaud, Claudia Castro Luna – WA State Poet Laureate, Climate Activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez and many more. Earth Day marks the beginning of the modern environmental movement on April 22nd, 1970, and this 50th anniversary presents a powerful moment to both…

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Be Curious. Celebrate Earth.

April 20, 2020 @ 12:00 am - April 25, 2020 @ 12:00 am
Online WA United States

Curiosity springs to life at PacSci. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day by planting seeds of discovery and change. Get to know your fellow Earth inhabitants, from butterflies to Naked Mole Rats. Join enlightening talks by Earth experts, digg into special at home activities, marvel at the wonders of the world during IMAX documentaries, and more. Learn new things with us, and celebrate and love about our remarkable home, Earth. There’s something new to discover, explore, and inspire you…

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OSPIRG Students Virtual Earth Week 50

April 20, 2020 @ 12:00 am - April 25, 2020 @ 12:00 am
Online WA United States

America’s first Earth Day celebration in 1970 mobilized millions of Americans to take action for clean air, clean water, and protected open spaces. This nationwide activation resulted in the passage of some of the most important environmental legislation in the United States like the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act, and helped launch the modern environmental movement. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and we’re taking the week leading up to this…

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Seattle Aquarium’s Earth Action Week

April 20, 2020 - April 24, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 24, 2020

Online WA United States

This week, in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, we’re featuring a full week devoted to caring for our planet and one world ocean. We’re excited to share all kinds of ways you can take action to make a difference, even while sheltering in place and maintaining social distancing. Check out the schedule of events that you can tune in for throughout the week, plus activities for kids of all ages. We’ll also be featuring…

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Earth Week Webinar

April 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online, WA United States

Earth Strategy's Education Lead, Shreya Masina, will speak about how the burden of solving the climate crisis has been unfairly placed on consumers and what can be done to shift this narrative. Click here to register.

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Survive the Sound

April 22, 2020 - May 4, 2020
Online WA United States

On Earth Day, pledge to help salmon and steelhead by signing up for Survive the Sound, a FREE, epic, and online fish migration from Puget Sound rivers to the Pacific. Then get ready to race on May 4th by growing your team (the bigger the team, the better your chances for survival are!) Play to learn and help recover these iconic fish – for our communities, environment, and resident orcas.

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#SoundTheCall with Hazon

April 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am
Online WA United States

Hazon is calling the Jewish community around the world to blow the shofar at noon on Earth Day as a call to action. The shofar signifies a moment of change, a new wave of hope, a call to action, and strength in the face of adversity. People from other faith traditions are invited to join in by doing whatever is appropriate for your tradition, perhaps publicly ringing bells or singing. Learn more here, where you can also sign on to an environmental…

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Earth Day Webinar: Electric and Natural Gas Utilities 101

April 22, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Online WA United States

The webinar titled Electric and Natural Gas Utilities 101 will take place on April 22nd from 9:30am – 10:30am Pacific time and will be hosted by the NW Energy Coalition. The webinar will explore the impact electric and natural gas utilities have on our lives and will educate participants in how they can engage with their utilities to advocate for equitable rates, renewable energy, energy efficiency, smart grid technologies, home weatherization, and bill assistance programs for low-income communities. The presenter…

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Earth Ministry/WAIPL’s Earth Day Gatherings

April 22, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
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One event on April 22, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Online WA United States

Since we can’t gather in person as we normally would, we are inviting Earth Ministry/WAIPL Colleagues and others in the faith community to come together for a Zoom coffee hour or afternoon happy hour. Join virtually for a casual conversation to check in, share what’s happening with your congregation, and reflect on how we can carry the message of Earth Day moving forward. Staff will also briefly share about the release of our new action toolkit. BYOB and see you online!…

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EARTH TALKS 2020 Program

April 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Online WA United States

GO TO https://seattleu.zoom.us/my/earthtalks TO JOIN THE WEBINAR ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22. Earth Talks is a virtual event of short 5-minute presentations by faculty, students, and community partners about environmental justice and sustainability research, service and activism. The event takes place on Earth Day, April 22, at 11:00AM-12:00PM (session 1) and 2:00PM-3:15PM (session 2) and will kick-off with a special interview with Denis Hayes who organized the first Earth Day in 1970. Tune in live and bring your team, class, or club to this online…

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Soundscapes

April 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Online WA United States

Immerse yourself in the amazing sounds of our planet! Through high quality images, audio files, and live presentation, Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the emerging field of soundscape ecology. Embark on a mission to investigate the dramatic soundscapes of Costa Rica’s rainforests, Washington’s backyard, and beyond. Learn about the tools that scientists use to record and analyze sounds. Explore basic acoustics through interactive activities and incredible slow-motion footage of pulsating musical…

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EARTH TALKS 2020 Program

April 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
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One event on April 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Online WA United States

GO TO https://seattleu.zoom.us/my/earthtalks TO JOIN THE WEBINAR ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22. Earth Talks is a virtual event of short 5-minute presentations by faculty, students, and community partners about environmental justice and sustainability research, service and activism. The event takes place on Earth Day, April 22, at 11:00AM-12:00PM (session 1) and 2:00PM-3:15PM (session 2) and will kick-off with a special interview with Denis Hayes who organized the first Earth Day in 1970. Tune in live and bring your team, class, or club to this online…

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Earth Ministry/WAIPL’s Earth Day Gatherings

April 22, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on April 22, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Online WA United States

Since we can’t gather in person as we normally would, we are inviting Earth Ministry/WAIPL Colleagues and others in the faith community to come together for a Zoom coffee hour or afternoon happy hour. Join virtually for a casual conversation to check in, share what’s happening with your congregation, and reflect on how we can carry the message of Earth Day moving forward. Staff will also briefly share about the release of our new action toolkit. BYOB and see you online!…

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Earth Day, Now More Than Ever

April 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Online WA United States

In July 1969, a handful of earthlings rocketed beyond the warm embrace of our atmosphere and ventured across the surface of the moon. Two months later, here in Seattle, Senator Gaylord Nelson announced plans for an Earth Day event–it took off. In the 50 years since, our technological systems have grown exponentially, and our relationship with the Earth has dwindled. While observing the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order during Earth Day 2020, we’re joined via livestream by Dr. Peter Kahn,…

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Seattle Arts & Lectures Journalism Series presents Elizabeth Kolbert

April 22, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Online, WA United States

Join our friends at Seattle Arts & Lectures for an online event with Pulitzer Prize-winning environmental journalist Elizabeth Kolbert on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, April 22, at 7:30 PM. Kolbert is the author of The Sixth Extinction, and has traveled from Alaska to Greenland, visiting top scientists to get to the heart of the debate over global warming. This lecture is only available to ticket holders, and we have introduced a special Digital Pass ticket for $10. A Q&A conversation between…

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Climate Change & Farmland: Building a Resilient Future for Washington

April 22, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online WA United States

You’ve probably heard that a quarter of global greenhouse emissions come from agriculture. But what does climate change mean for farmers here in Washington? To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, PCC Farmland Trust is proud to convene national bestselling authors and mother-daughter duo Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé, who bring a multi-generational perspective on the environment, the climate crisis, and our food system. Frances and Anna will be joined by a panel of local farmers who will…

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IPL Cool Congregations Calculator Webinar

April 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Online WA United States

Earth Ministry/WAIPL is happy to co-sponsor this webinar about a new resource from national Interfaith Power & Light. This new Cool Congregations Calculators will help measure the footprint of your congregational facilities and your own household. Click here to register.

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