Western Washington University
516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
October Climatefest — Celebrating Local to Global Climate Action
10:30-12 (Doors Open, Tabling and Action Stations)
12-4pm (Program with Speakers and interactive audience activities) (25 min. intermission with FREE snacks provided)
4-5pm (Tabling and Action Stations)
Sponsored by WWU Huxley College of the Environment (along with other WWU and Community co-sponsors – stay tuned)
Celebrating local to global climate action with speakers, interactive audience activities, music and film.
The program will cover climate action highlights from WWU, City of Bellingham, WA State, Region, Nation, and Internationally.
Attendees will walk away with a greater understanding about the climate crisis and various ways to take action.
The event will be followed by “Climate Conversations” with the speakers located at various establishments around Bellingham.
Tabling includes local WWU environmental clubs, City of Bellingham, local to international environmental groups, local renewable energy companies, etc.
SPEAKER HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: (FULL speaker list will be announced prior to event)
Emcee Marli Williams – WWU Academic Support Coordinator for Student Outreach Services and Inspiration Generator
Tim Ballew – Chairperson of Lummi Nation Business Council
Rosalinda Guillen – Executive Director, Community to Community Development
Jacob Lebel – One of the 21 youth that sued the Obama Administration for inadequate climate action
Chiara Rose D’Angelo – WWU Student, ShellNo Activist
Joe Fitzgibbon – WA State House Representative
Sarra Tekola – Divest University of Washington
KC Golden – Climate Solutions Policy Director and Chair of 350.org
Bill McKibben (personal video message) – Founder of 350.org
Tamo Campos, Grandson of David Suzuki
Vice President Al Gore (personal video message) – Chair of Climate Reality Project