Eminent Scientist Dan Kammen presenting on San Juan & Orcas, October 23rd & 25th

“Decarbonizing Energy Systems: Addressing Climate Change Cooperatively” will be the subject of  a very special evening with the celebrated Dr. Daniel Kammen on October 23rd at The Brickworks in Friday Harbor, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.  Michael Riordan will also be bringing Dr. Kammen to Orcas Island on October 25th as part of Orcas Currents, the new speaker series on science, technology and culture.  The San Juan Islands are privileged to get a visit from this eminent Berkeley professor whose remarkable accomplishments include co-recipient  of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the IPCC, contributor to the Pope’s recent encyclical, climate adviser to the Obama administration, and director of three major centers addressing various issues of energy and the environment.  Sponsored by the San Juan Islands Conservation District, Islands Energy, and OPALCO, this event will be an unforgettable opportunity to hear from a scientist who is at the heart of current climate change policy and on the cutting edge of alternative technologies and approaches.  For more information, contact the Conservation District or OPALCO.

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