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climate change imageColumbia Basin Badger Club is pleased to present an event that will focus on Climate Change and Carbon Tax on July 27, 2017. The discussion will be from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., at Shilo Inns, at 50 Comstock St., Richland, WA.

Climate Change and Carbon Tax: A Discussion Relevant to the Community

The discussion on Climate Change and Carbon Tax will be attended by speakers who will represent the different sectors of the local business. There will also be speakers who are supporters of the state carbon tax and advocates of public policy.

The community members are encouraged to join the discussion to know the implication of the rejected carbon tax proposal. Carbon taxes are said to be advantageous for some businesses as they can use…

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people's climate festival imageThe People's Climate Festival will be held on April 29, 2017. The event will run from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., at John Dam Plaza, at 1815 George Washington Way, Richland, WA. For more details, visit the page of People's Climate Festival on Facebook.

About the People's Climate Festival
The People's Climate Festival is a family event which will feature an educational discussion on climate change. The Species Climate March will highlight the festival, allowing participants to demonstrate strong support for positive climate action. The march will be from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Materials to create signs for the march will be available on site. There will also be face painters at the venue, for individuals who wish to have themselves identified as…

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climate change and solar energy forumJoin the Climate Change and Solar Energy Forum on April 19, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The forum will be held at WSU Tri-Cities - East Auditorium, at 2710 Crimson Way, Richland, WA. For more details, visit the Climate Change and Solar Energy Forum page on Facebook.

About the Climate Change and Solar Energy Forum
Go Green Tri-Cities, Solar Washington, Tri-Cities Citizens Climate Lobby, and WSU Environmental Science Club are pleased to host the Climate Change and Solar Energy Forum to educate the community of things that are causing climate change and how this can be stopped. The forum will be presented by the experts including the president of the Tri-Cities Citizens' Climate Lobby who is also a climate scientist, Dr. Steve Ghan, and WSU…

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Carbon Nation – A Documentary Film about Climate ChangeClimate change is defined as “the change in global climate patterns apparent from the mid to late 20th century onwards, attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels.”

Effects of Climate Change
This change has led to the emergence of large-scale environmental hazards that affect human health. Extreme weather conditions (think Hurricanes Sandy, Katrina, and Typhoon Haiyan), the continuous weakening or depletion of the ozone layer, the loss of biodiversity, stresses to food-producing systems, and even the spread of infectious diseases all over the world are all effects of climate change.

Climate change is such a wide scale problem. Even if there are people who doubt the severity of the…

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