PO Box 13324, Olympia, WA 98508 info@thurstonclimateaction.org

Upcoming Events

August 5, 2019 -
8 PM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons interviews Kirk Haffner, owner of South Sound Solar, plus a report on Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s DC lobby day in June. Also shown on  YouTube.

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August 12, 2019 -
8 PM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons interviews Kirk Haffner, owner of South Sound Solar, plus a report on Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s DC lobby day in June. Also shown on  YouTube.

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August 19, 2019 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power meeting

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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August 19, 2019 -
8 PM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons interviews Kirk Haffner, owner of South Sound Solar, plus a report on Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s DC lobby day in June. Also shown on  YouTube.

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August 21, 2019 -
10 AM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons interviews Kirk Haffner, owner of South Sound Solar, plus a report on Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s DC lobby day in June. Also shown on  YouTube.

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August 21, 2019 -
6:30 PM
Food & Agriculture Action Group meeting

We will hear more about regenerative agriculture and plan for the Delicious Again event on October 16

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August 22, 2019 -
10:15 AM
Webinar: Corporate Energy Strategies to Thrive in a Decarbonized World

In this free webinar Jimmy Jia discusses the role of a new corporate position he calls the Corporate Energy Strategist and energy strategy tools to enable attendees to better understand the rapidly converging nexus of energy, carbon and finance. Register here. 

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August 24, 2019 -
3 PM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons interviews Kirk Haffner, owner of South Sound Solar, plus a report on Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s DC lobby day in June. Also shown on  YouTube.

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August 26, 2019 -
8 PM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons interviews Kirk Haffner, owner of South Sound Solar, plus a report on Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s DC lobby day in June. Also shown on  YouTube.

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August 27, 2019 -
2 PM
Public Hearing on the Tacoma LNG Plant

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) has made a preliminary determination to approve Puget Sound Energy’s permit for Tacoma’s (in-construction) LNG Plant. The comment period is now open on this final permit.  Your voice would be appreciated, either in written comments or in comments delivered at the public hearing. Facebook Event Page

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August 28, 2019 -
10 AM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons interviews Kirk Haffner, owner of South Sound Solar, plus a report on Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s DC lobby day in June. Also shown on  YouTube.

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August 28, 2019 -
5 PM
Eco Lions Food Recovery

Support the Thurston County Food Bank and help repackage prepared foods from school and restaurant buffets into ready-to-heat take home meals.  Please RSVP.

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August 29, 2019 -
5 PM
What You Can Do for Pollinators

Learn about actionable steps we can all take to foster and improve habitat for our pollinators. Thurston Conservation District staff will share best management practices that can be adapted to the space and size yard you have. RSVP to Delphi Farmers Market.

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August 29, 2019 -
6:30 PM
Carbon Free Thurston Campaign

We will discuss recent conversations with the County and cities of Lacey, Olympia and Tumwater, regarding early actions that can be taken before the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan has been completed.

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August 31, 2019 -
3 PM
Change the Climate

Ari Simmons interviews Kirk Haffner, owner of South Sound Solar, plus a report on Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s DC lobby day in June. Also shown on  YouTube.

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September 5, 2019 -
3 PM
Youth-Education-Communication-Outreach Action Group meeting

We will learn about the ways the youth-education-communication-outreach (YECO) network, one of TCAT’s action groups, is linked from the local to the international (UNFCCC) levels, hear inspiring accounts from those engaged in this work, map the gaps in order to steadily scale climate and resiliency learning and action in Thurston County.

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September 9, 2019 -
10:15 AM
Webinar: Climate Choices and the Future of Dangerously Hot Days

Heat isn’t just heat. It is also illness, power outages, extreme rain, tornadoes, flooding, wage loss, new disease vectors, other impacts…   Register here for this free webinar

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September 10, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Lighting the Way with Community Solar

Join Olympia Community Solar and the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild for an educational session, discussion and networking about community solar projects! Link to Facebook Event

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September 11, 2019 -
10:15 AM
Webinar: Power to the People with Minigrids

Free webinar on Innovative Technologies and Investment Strategies that are Bringing Solar Energy to Remote Villages. Register here.

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September 11, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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September 12, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Whole Food Plant-Based Community Potluck

The Whole Food Plant-Based / Vegan Community Potluck group gathers together monthly for a relaxing potluck dinner to share and discuss our dishes and recipes.

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September 14, 2019 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to the national video-conference speaker and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the new bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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September 19, 2019 -
6:30 PM
Meaningful Movies of Olympia

Meaningful Movies Olympia shows free social and environmental justice films and fosters discussions every 3rd Thursday of the month. Click here for this month’s movie.

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September 20, 2019 -
11 AM
Student Climate Strike

On September 20th, millions of people of all ages around the world will walk out of their classes, jobs, and homes as part of a Global Climate Strike. High School students are organizing a Student Climate Strike on the Capitol Steps from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, and invite people of all ages to attend.

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September 21, 2019 -
3 PM
Climate Action Groups

Meeting of all the Climate Action Groups that formed at the Climate Action Convention.

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September 25, 2019 -
5 PM
Eco Lions Food Recovery

Support the Thurston County Food Bank and help repackage prepared foods from school and restaurant buffets into ready-to-heat take home meals.  Please RSVP.

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October 9, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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October 10, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Whole Food Plant-Based Community Potluck

The Whole Food Plant-Based / Vegan Community Potluck group gathers together monthly for a relaxing potluck dinner to share and discuss our dishes and recipes.

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October 12, 2019 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to the national video-conference speaker and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the new bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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October 17, 2019 -
6:30 PM
Meaningful Movies of Olympia

Meaningful Movies Olympia shows free social and environmental justice films and fosters discussions every 3rd Thursday of the month. Click here for this month’s movie.

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October 18, 2019 -
5:30 PM
"Delicious Again" potluck

The Food and Agriculture Action Group is hosting this potluck dinner, and invites you to bring your favorite dish made from ingredients typically found as leftovers. Speakers will talk about  regenerative agriculture, and food waste and climate.

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October 23, 2019 -
5 PM
Eco Lions Food Recovery

Support the Thurston County Food Bank and help repackage prepared foods from school and restaurant buffets into ready-to-heat take home meals.  Please RSVP.

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November 2, 2019 -
9 AM
Tree Planting

Join TCAT’s Tree Action Group to plant trees in SE Yelm. Bring a water bottle and work gloves, and dress appropriately for the weather. Tools will be provided.

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November 9, 2019 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to the national video-conference speaker and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the new bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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November 13, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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November 14, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Whole Food Plant-Based Community Potluck

The Whole Food Plant-Based / Vegan Community Potluck group gathers together monthly for a relaxing potluck dinner to share and discuss our dishes and recipes.

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November 16, 2019 -
9 AM
Fellowship of Reconciliation Fall Retreat

Olympia FOR is planning the WWFOR Fall Retreat for Saturday, November 16th, on the joint topics of the
climate crisis and the threats of nuclear weapons.

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November 21, 2019 -
6:30 PM
Meaningful Movies of Olympia

Meaningful Movies Olympia shows free social and environmental justice films and fosters discussions every 3rd Thursday of the month. Click here for this month’s movie.

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November 27, 2019 -
5 PM
Eco Lions Food Recovery

Support the Thurston County Food Bank and help repackage prepared foods from school and restaurant buffets into ready-to-heat take home meals.  Please RSVP.

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December 11, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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December 12, 2019 -
5:30 PM
Whole Food Plant-Based Community Potluck

The Whole Food Plant-Based / Vegan Community Potluck group gathers together monthly for a relaxing potluck dinner to share and discuss our dishes and recipes.

( Click for details.)
December 14, 2019 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to the national video-conference speaker and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the new bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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December 19, 2019 -
6:30 PM
Meaningful Movies of Olympia

Meaningful Movies Olympia shows free social and environmental justice films and fosters discussions every 3rd Thursday of the month. Click here for this month’s movie.

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January 8, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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February 12, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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March 11, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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March 14, 2020 -
10 AM
South Sound Sustainability Expo

The South Sound Sustainability Expo will return for its 13th year on Saturday March 14th, 2020 from 10am-3pm. And we have some BIG news—we’re headed up to the 5th floor of the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. That means more room for all things sustainability and community in Tacoma!

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April 8, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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May 13, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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May 23, 2020 -
10 AM
Climate Symposium

Save the date for the Climate Symposium at The Evergreen State College. Details will be announced as they become available.

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