The End of Ice, with Dahr Jamail
Mar
26
7:30 PM19:30

The End of Ice, with Dahr Jamail

After nearly a decade overseas as a war reporter, the acclaimed journalist Dahr Jamail returned to America to renew his passion for mountaineering, only to find that the slopes he had once climbed have been irrevocably changed by climate disruption. In response, Jamail embarks on a journey to the geographical front lines of this crisis—from Alaska to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, via the Amazon rainforest—in order to discover the consequences to nature and to humans of the loss of ice.

In The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption , we follow Jamail as he scales Denali, the highest peak in North America, dives in the warm crystal waters of the Pacific only to find ghostly coral reefs, and explores the tundra of St. Paul Island where he meets the last subsistence seal hunters of the Bering Sea and witnesses its melting glaciers. Accompanied by climate scientists and people whose families have fished, farmed, and lived in the areas he visits for centuries, Jamail begins to accept the fact that Earth, most likely, is in a hospice situation. Ironically, this allows him to renew his passion for the planet’s wild places, cherishing Earth in a way he has never been able to before.

Like no other book, The End of Ice offers a firsthand chronicle—including photographs throughout of Jamail on his journey across the world—of the catastrophic reality of our situation and the incalculable necessity of relishing this vulnerable, fragile planet while we still can

Dahr Jamail, a Truthout staff reporter, is the author of Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq. Jamail has reported from the Middle East over the last ten years, and he has won the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism.


This event will be held at The Summit event space
as part of Town Hall's Inside/Out program.


PROGRAM INFO 
Date and Time: Tue, 3/26/2019, 7:30 PM (doors at 6:30 PM)
Presented by: Town Hall Seattle, Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility
Location: The Summit on Pike (420 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98102)
Bookseller: Third Place Books
Publisher: The New Press
Ticket Price: $5 (available at https://townhallseattle.org/event/dahr-jamail/)

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Free Mt Baker Meaningful Movie: Paris to Pittsburgh
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Free Mt Baker Meaningful Movie: Paris to Pittsburgh

From coastal cities to our country’s heartland, National Geographic documentary, Paris to Pittsburgh, celebrates how people are demanding and developing real solutions to the climate emergency.

As the weather grows more deadly and destructive, many of us aren’t waiting on Washington, D.C. to act.Set against the national debate over the United States’ energy future — and the explosive decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement — 'Paris to Pittsburgh' captures what's at stake for communities around the country and the inspiring ways Americans are responding.

Mount Baker Meaningful Movies is screening this award winning documentary, at the Mt. Baker Community Clubhouse, at 2811 Mt. Rainier Drive South on Thursday, March 28th at 6:30 pm. Doors open at 6:00 pm.

After the film, there will be expert speakers to answer questions and offer practical policy solutions, including Jamie Margolin who is a national youth leader in the climate movement. The South Seattle Climate Action Network and other local groups will also provide info tables with opportunities for action.

As always, no tickets are required; donations gratefully accepted to cover the costs of screening. For more information, email admin@southseattleclimate.org or MeaningfulMovies.org

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Screening and Discussion: "Idle Threat"
Apr
4
7:00 PM19:00

Screening and Discussion: "Idle Threat"

Join us for the screening of "Idle Threat," a film exploring the climate and health impacts of vehicle emissions. This event is part of the "Movies that Matter" series and hosted by Citizens Climate Lobby, Sustainable Bainbridge, Climate Action Bainbridge, EcoAdapt, and Friends of Island Power. 


 Dr. Chris Covert-Bowlds, family physician and member of WPSR's Climate & Health Task Force, will speak on a panel following the event with Amy Wheeler of the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

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2019 South Sound Climate Action Convention
Apr
13
9:00 AM09:00

2019 South Sound Climate Action Convention

Thurston Climate Action Team & Citizens' Climate Lobby present the 4th Annual South Sound Climate Action Convention:

Attend the convention for a full day of learning about cooperative actions we can take to protect our planet from the worst impacts of climate change. And to up the momentum, local Action Groups formed at the convention will be encouraged to continue meeting and acting in the months that follow!

Topics sessions and workshops include: Green Buildings and Cities, Transportation, Trees & Land Use, Advocacy and Social Justice, National Climate Legislation, Youth Activists, Clean Energy, and many more!

Sign-up for registration and conference updates at: www.southsoundclimateconvention.org

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Public hearing - #FossilFreeKC moratorium
Mar
13
9:30 AM09:30

Public hearing - #FossilFreeKC moratorium

Last month, 350 Seattle passed the #FossilFreeKC ordinance and won a 6-month moratorium on all new fossil fuel development in King County. Per procedure, there’s a public hearing to review the moratorium and you can bet that the fossil fuel industry will be showing up to oppose. Which means we need YOU - join us as we again demonstrate powerful community support for the moratorium and bold #climateaction in King County.

See more here!

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"What. The. Frack. Tacoma!" - Screening and Conversation
Mar
10
2:30 PM14:30

"What. The. Frack. Tacoma!" - Screening and Conversation

  • Regency Room, Anderson University Center, Pacific Lutheran University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The PLU Diversity Center invites you to us for a FREE screening of Native Daily Network's documentary "What. The. Frack. Tacoma!" all about the movement around the liquid natural gas facility being build on the Tacoma tide flats.

You are welcome to arrive at 2:30 pm for welcome and refreshments. The screening will start right at 3 pm.

Following the screening, we will be joined in conversation with Puyallup Tribal Elder Ramona Bennett, Tribal Council Member Annette Bryan, Tribal Council Member Anna Bean, Tribal Elder Robert Satiacum and Dakota Case.

Please reserve your spot because space is limited and capacity will be filled when tickets are gone.

Register HERE

(Photo courtesy of the Native Daily Network of the LNG facility)

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WPSR Annual Dinner & Fundraiser
Mar
2
5:30 PM17:30

WPSR Annual Dinner & Fundraiser

  • Mountaineers Seattle Program Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As of February 25th, we have sold out! Please email Laura (laura@wpsr.org) and Sierra (sierra@wpsr.org) if you would like to be added to our waiting list to attend.

Please join Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility in celebrating 40 years of health-based advocacy!

This special evening will include:

  • Keynote address by Joe Cirincione, President of Ploughshares Fund: “The New Moment: Our Chance to Change U.S. Nuclear Policy”

  • A look back at 40 years of WPSR's health-based advocacy

  • Announcement of the 2019 Paul Beeson award, honoring someone who has made a tremendous contribution to public health and peace

  • A chance to celebrate, connect, and contribute

hosted reception at 5:30 PM | dinner and program at 7:00 PM

For questions, please call us at 206.547.2630.

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Luke Magnotto & Susan Harris

David & Anne Hall

Jane Bowen

Sterling Clarren

Roy Farrell

Fern Letness

Carol Olson

Bruce Smith

Don Solberg

Bruce & Denise Smith

John Neff

Frederick Noland & Susan Hansen

Michael Soman

Educational Legacy Fund

Impression Printing

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Climate Change and Environmental Health Policy Education and Action
Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

Climate Change and Environmental Health Policy Education and Action

Washington State has an exciting opportunity to act on climate change, and environmental health. This event is a call to action for students to learn how they can participate in the policy process. Please join us to hear about the connections between climate change and carbon emissions, and why climate change is a public health crisis. This will be followed by discussion of current legislation here in Washington State that can work to address these challenges. The event will conclude with education on how to contact your senators and representatives.

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Birthday Rally & Fracked Gas Resistance
Feb
21
11:00 AM11:00

Birthday Rally & Fracked Gas Resistance

  • Washington State Capitol Building, North Steps (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Washington PSR and their coalition partners in the Power Past Fracked Gas campaign to wish Governor Inslee a happy 68th birthday, thank him for his climate leadership, and deliver 130,000 public comments displaying the growing resistance to new fracked gas projects in Washington. Dr. Lisa Johnson of Washington PSR will speak. 11:00 am - 12:30 pm at Washington State Capitol Building (north steps).

Carpool signup: https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/5x0me2

BONUS: Cupcakes and Power Past Fracked Gas shirts for everyone

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Building More Equal Societies
Jan
31
7:00 PM19:00

Building More Equal Societies

Anyone who cares about the quality of our collective lives should be stunned by a profound finding: as societies become more unequal, they become less healthy, happy, safe and kind...in The Inner Level, they confront many of our most urgent problems in a clear, compelling way, one that generates a sense of moral outrage at the damage wrought by inequality. —Robert Sapolsky, author of Behave

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King County Council - Vote YES on #FossilFreeKC Ordinance
Jan
28
1:30 PM13:30

King County Council - Vote YES on #FossilFreeKC Ordinance

On Jan 28, King County Councilmember Upthegrove will introduce a #FossilFreeKC ordinance that prohibits all new major fossil fuel infrastructure in King County, including new oil storage terminals and gas pipeline expansions. Check out our new WPSR blog post describing the urgency and health professionals' role: https://www.wpsr.org/wpsr-blog/

Join us at the King County Council meeting for powerful community testimony and to make sure that the Council votes YES for our fossil free future!

Learn more about the #FossilFreeKC ordinance and how we can win a fossil free future on 350 Seattle's blog: http://350seattle.org/2018/12/10/lets-fight-fossil-free-kc/


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Public Hearing: Say "No" to Fracked Gas in Kalama
Dec
13
6:00 PM18:00

Public Hearing: Say "No" to Fracked Gas in Kalama

Northwest Innovation Works, a fossil fuel company, seeks to build the largest fracked-gas to methanol refinery in Kalama, Washington. This facility would be the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in Washington, threaten air and water quality, and pollute to the equivalent of 1.2 million cars.

A new Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) on the project misses many likely impacts and the true costs of this project. While the company argues that this facility would be a net-benefit for the climate, independent researchers find that it could be the largest source of carbon pollution in Washington by 2025.

Join us at this public hearing to testify in opposition to polluting fracked gas infrastrucutre in Washington!

Can’t attend? Submit a comment before December 13th.

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Cheers with WPSR!
Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

Cheers with WPSR!

  • Lagunitas Taproom & Beer Sanctuary (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility would like to invite you to join us for an evening at Lagunitas Taproom and Beer Sanctuary in Ballard! Get your free ticket to the event HERE!

Lagunitas has generously agreed to donate all beer proceeds to WPSR. In addition to refreshing beverages and activities, the food truck - Now Make Me A Sandwich will be onsite to provide low-cost, mouthwatering sandwiches!

WPSR is the Washington state chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR). Physicians for Social Responsibility has been working for more than 50 years to create a healthy, just and peaceful world for both the present and future generations. We envision a world where all live healthy lives free from the threats of nuclear war, global climate catastrophe and injustice.

We hope you can make it for this relaxed and festive evening!

Don’t forget to claim a TICKET!

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24 Hours of Reality: Climate Change & Health
Dec
3
6:00 PM18:00

24 Hours of Reality: Climate Change & Health

The Tacoma Climate Reality Project chapter is hosting a FREE livestream of “24 Hours of Reality,” a broadcast about the urgency of climate action and how the changing climate is already harming our health, featuring an all-star lineup including Al Gore.

Stick around after the screening at The Grand Cinemas for a panel of local experts, including Nate Matthews-Trigg, MPH, of WPSR’s Climate & Health Task Force!

What: 24 Hours of Reality: Protect Our Planet, Protect Ourselves broadcast and panel discussion

Date: Monday, December 3

Time: Live broadcast 6:00-8:00 p.m.; panel discussion 8:15-9:00 p.m.

Where: The Grand Cinema, 606 Fawcett Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402

Online Info/Attendee RSVP: Facebook event

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Safeguarding Health and Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe
Nov
8
6:30 PM18:30

Safeguarding Health and Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe

  • William H. Foege Hall, Foege Auditorium S-060 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility (WPSR) is sponsoring an address at the University of Washington by Dr. Tilman Ruff entitled “Safeguarding Health and Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe.” Dr. Ruff will address the issue of the humanitarian risks from nuclear weapons and the remarkable 2017 passage of the UN treaty banning nuclear weapons.

We invite you to hear Dr. Ruff and participate in a discussion on the status of nuclear risks on November 8th from 6:30-8:00 pm. It will be held in Foege Auditorium (S-060) at William H. Foege Hall, University of Washington, 3720 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105.  

Dr. Tilman Ruff is Co-President of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW, Nobel Peace Prize recipient in 1985) and co-founder of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN, Nobel Peace Prize recipient in 2017). He is Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne’s Nossal Institute for Global Health.

This event is co-sponsored by:

  • University of Washington Department of Global Health

  • The University of Washington Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

  • Swedish Medical Center

  • Washington Permanente Medical Group

Download a poster for this event here.

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Public Hearing on Tacoma LNG Project
Oct
30
2:00 PM14:00

Public Hearing on Tacoma LNG Project

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency will hold a public hearing on its Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement assessing air emissions from Puget Sound Energy’s Tacoma LNG facility.

Join us to ensure that this review is the best possible assessment of upstream fracking, climate impacts, and uses the latest science.

More information and Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/350748938829173/

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Economic Inequity and Health Training
Oct
20
9:00 AM09:00

Economic Inequity and Health Training

Prescription for Inequity:

Strategies for Addressing Economic Inequity and Improving Health

Health outcomes in the United States are worse than most other developed nations, despite the soaring amount of money we spend on healthcare. One root cause? Our nation’s growing economic inequity.

Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility is working to change that, and we invite you to join us! We are hosting an advocacy workshop where attendees can learn more about how inequity affects health, as well as strategies for reducing inequity and mitigating its negative consequences. Participants will learn about causes and consequences, as well as gain tools for effective advocacy to address these issues locally.

Space is limited! RSVP HERE

By attending this workshop, you will learn more about:

- Inequity in US and WA, and our health status compared to other countries

- Persuasive communication and advocacy skills

- Progressive taxation and other wealth distribution opportunities in WA

- Local efforts to address homelessness, with an emphasis on strategies for greater Seattle

- Harm reduction strategies, with a focus on reducing opioid overdose and death

Speakers will include:

  • Dr. Stephen Bezruchka: Senior Lecturer at UW, Health Services and Global Health

  • Alex Brennan: Senior Planner at Capitol Hill Housing

  • Lee Hochberg: Lecturer of Business Communication at UW; former PBS NewsHour correspondent and KCTS producer

  • Dr. Setsuko Hosoda: Family Physician

  • Aaron Katz: Principal Lecturer at UW, Health Services and Global Health; founding board member of Washington State Budget & Policy Center

  • Dr. Atoosa Kourosh: Medical Director, Holistic Pediatrics and Allergy; on Twitter @AllergyHealth

  • Drs. Alicia Ashby, Eliza Hutchinson, and Ashlin Mountjoy

When: Saturday, October 20th, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118

RSVP now

This workshop is free, and open to the public. A light lunch will be served. Attendees who are able are encouraged to join or donate to WPSR.

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Olympia Healthcare Professionals for Climate
Oct
17
6:00 PM18:00

Olympia Healthcare Professionals for Climate

Dr. Lisa Johnson and WPSR invite you to join us in Olympia to meet other healthcare professionals and learn about Initiative 1631!

Join us to get to know WPSR and hear about physicians’ advocacy for clean air and clean energy. Learn how you can get involved in climate advocacy using your powerful voice as a healthcare provider. Click here to view the event invitation and share with others!

Appetizers and wine provided. Please RSVP to Sarah (sarah@wpsr.org) before October 16th.

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The Age of Consequences Screening
Oct
16
6:30 PM18:30

The Age of Consequences Screening

Come to the Magic Lantern Theatre on Tuesday night, October 16th for the next installment in 350 Spokane's movie series! 

This film explores how climate change will impact resource scarcity in the future, from the perspective of US Security. Learn more about why the Department of Homeland Security calls climate change a "threat multiplier." The film will be followed by a discussion.

Admission to this event is free, but a $5 donation would be greatly appreciated! Following the screening, hear from local retired emergency physician Dr. Lamont Worden about the intersection of climate change, health, and local actions. 

Click here to RSVP on Facebook.

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Climate Change, Human Health, and Nutrition
Oct
10
7:00 PM19:00

Climate Change, Human Health, and Nutrition

  • Hildebrand Hall at Plymouth Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dr. Mark Vossler, Co-Chair of WPSR's Climate & Health Task Force, will be presenting on the human health impacts of climate change during this Town Hall seminar panel hosted by the Sustainable Path Foundation. 

Other panelists include Dr. Kris Ebie,  director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE), and Rohm and Haas Endowed Professor in Public Health Sciences at the University of Washington, and  Stephen Jones, a wheat breeder and the Director of The WSU Bread Lab in Skagit Valley.

Tickets are $5

Register: HERE

Picture Credit: Pexels

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Film Screening: "Reinventing Power"
Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

Film Screening: "Reinventing Power"

Join WPSR and Wallingford Meaningful Movies for a screening of “Reinventing Power!"

Following the film, WPSR Climate & Health Task Force member Dr. Jim Little will moderate a panel on renewable energy in Washington State, and Dr. Chris Covert-Bowlds will share WPSR’s work to support climate action from a health perspective.

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The Folly of Frack
Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

The Folly of Frack

Join the Sierra Club, WPSR, and other climate advocates for an exciting night about local fracked gas threats in our region and ways to get involved!

There will be a free viewing of the Folly of Frack, a play about fracked gas in the Pacific Northwest, and an informational presentation by WPSR Climate & Health Task Force member Dr. Rejean Idzerda.

We’re working to stopped fracked gas expansion in Washington and public input is invited this fall on two big projects in Kalama and Tacoma. Now’s our time to say “Yes” to clean, renewable energy, and “no” to these climate-disastorous projects!

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Voices of Environmental Justice: A Citizens Forum
Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

Voices of Environmental Justice: A Citizens Forum

  • Evergreen State College, Lyceum Hall Tacoma Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join WPSR, Tarika Powell of Sightline Institute, the Sierra Club, Advocates for a Cleaner Tacoma, and others for an evening discussion of the Tacoma LNG project hosted by local social justice group The Conversation.

Don’t miss “Folly of Frack”, a play about fracked gas projects proposed in the Pacific Northwest hosted by Bonnie McKinley and Stopped Fracked Gas PDX at 6:00 PM! Panel discussion begins at 6:30 PM.

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Washington Coalition to Stop the New Nuclear Arms Race
Sep
28
2:00 PM14:00

Washington Coalition to Stop the New Nuclear Arms Race

The Olympic Peninsula Progressives are hosting a meeting of the Washington Coalition to Stop the New Nuclear Arms Race

When: Friday, September 28, 2018 2-4 pm

Where: Port Angeles Library – Carver Room 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles, WA

GUEST SPEAKER Lilly Adams, with the Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, based in Seattle.

Meeting will be videotaped, for viewing on Peninsula Area Public Access TV (PAPA TV)

All Are Welcome!

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Rise for Climate Global Day of Action
Sep
8
9:00 AM09:00

Rise for Climate Global Day of Action

Join members of WPSR, 350 Tacoma, 350 Seattle, and many others for a day of action for immigrant and climate justice. Can you attend and join our WPSR contingent? Email Sarah! (sarah@wpsr.org) 

In thousands of cities and towns around the world, events are being planned for September 8 to demand that our local leaders end fossil fuel dependence, take action towards 100% renewable energy and start putting people over profits to ensure a just transition. These events are taking place just ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, where mayors, governors and business leaders are being challenged to set more ambitious and equitable climate goals. Learn more at riseforclimate.org.

What: Tacoma Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice

When: Saturday, September 8th, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Where: Tollefson Plaza, 1538 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA 98402 - Ancestral lands of the Puyallup Nation

RSVP now

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Protecting Health: Climate, Environment, and Action
Aug
25
9:30 AM09:30

Protecting Health: Climate, Environment, and Action

Event is free, and please RSVP here! wpsr.org/tacoma

Are you a health professional or health advocate concerned about fossil fuel expansion, climate change, and impacts on your family and patients? Do you want to learn more about the impacts our region faces, solutions, and opportunities for action?

If you answered YES, please join us at our upcoming workshop! Sightline Institute ranks Tacoma as one of the most targeted locations in the Pacific Northwest for fossil fuel expansion projects. These proposals could put our health and the safety of our communities and patients at risk. Join members of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Protect Tacoma's Tideflats Coalition, and others as we work to protect the health of our communities using our powerful voices as health advocates.

This workshop will include presentations on climate change and health, local impacts in Tacoma, background on the Tideflats Subarea Planning process, and free speaking and written advocacy and communications tools training. 

Speakers include:
Kenra Brewer, RN
Dr. Mark Vossler, cardiologist at EvergreenHealth and Chair of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility's Climate & Health Task Force
More to be announced

This workshop is free, and light refreshments are provided. Please RSVP here: wpsr.org/tacoma

Photo credit: KNHX

 

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Fracked Gas in Washington: Pre-Show for Climatopian Spectacle
Aug
23
7:00 PM19:00

Fracked Gas in Washington: Pre-Show for Climatopian Spectacle

Dr. Margaret Kitchell of WPSR's Climate & Health Task Force will speak at 7:00 PM in Gas Works Park about the threats to health and safety posed by the proposed Kalama Methanol Refinery. 

Sierra Club and Puget Soundkeeper are partnering with the Tempest, a ship that tour with a climate change themed cirque du soleil-esque show! The show is preformed from the boat and is an engaging theatrical performance that brings visibility to many of the issues we work on.

The boat will be docked at Gas Works Park in Seattle August 18-25 with shows every night except the 20th. Get your ticket to the Climatopian Spectacle here, but Margaret's talk will be free and open to the public before the event officially begins!

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I-1631 Volunteer Appreciation Party
Jul
19
6:30 PM18:30

I-1631 Volunteer Appreciation Party

I-1631 is headed to the ballot! We hope you'll join us for a night of celebrating and gratitude for the efforts of volunteers (including WPSR advocates who gathered over 8,000 signatures). A night of food, drink, music, dancing, toasts, and community with our partners in the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy Coalition is in store.

Click here for RSVP, and here for the Facebook event. 

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I-1631 Signature Turn-in Celebration
Jul
2
10:30 AM10:30

I-1631 Signature Turn-in Celebration

  • 520 Union Avenue Southeast Olympia, WA, 98501 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 I-1631, which WPSR helped draft, will clean our air, create good paying jobs across our state, and take critical actions needed to reduce health-harming climate change. After months of signature gathering, we're gearing up to celebrate by turning in our signatures to the Washington Secretary of State to qualify I-1631 for the ballot in November! 

What: I-1631 Signature Turn in Rally and Celebration
When: Monday, July 2nd at 10:30 AM
Where: 520 Union Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

WPSR members and supporters, including many of you, have helped gather thousands of signatures to get us here. Join us (in your white coats, or other health garb!) as we celebrate and launch the next phase of this incredible campaign.

We'd love to have you with us! Let Sarah know if you can make it: sarah@wpsr.org, 206-547-2630

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AMA Divestment Resolution Celebration
Jun
27
11:30 AM11:30

AMA Divestment Resolution Celebration

On June 13th, The American Medical Association (AMA) approved a resolution to divest from fossil fuels and support health professionals in incorporating health impacts of climate change into health care services, public education, and policy advocacy. AMA acknowledges that climate change is a threat to human health and the power of the medical voice in advocating for climate action.

Join 350 Tacoma’s "Climate & Health Work Group" and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility in thanking our health professionals! We'll gather in Wright Park, outside of MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, and share treats, flyers with the resolution, and information about how Tacoma health professionals can get involved in local climate action.

Read the full resolution here: https://www.psr.org/blog/2018/06/13/ama-passes-resolution-on-divesting-from-fossil-fuels/

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Health Professionals for Climate Action
Jun
16
12:00 PM12:00

Health Professionals for Climate Action

Concerned about climate change and its impacts on your patients, your family, and our communities? Join us for a free climate advocacy workshop! Learn more about the connections between climate change and health, and build your skills as a communicator and advocate.

Event is free, with lunch provided.

Click here for more information and to RSVP! 

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