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WSU Co-Operative Extension Carbon Master Class

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WSU Co-Operative Extension Carbon Master Class

Time: September 21, 2010 at 2pm to November 23, 2010 at 5pm
Location: Extension Office
Street: 1000 N Forest St, Suite 201
City/Town: Bellingham, WA 98225
Website or Map: http://whatcom.wsu.edu/carbon…
Phone: 360-676-6736
Event Type: class
Organized By: Joyce Jimerson
Latest Activity: Nov 1, 2010

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Carbon Masters™ Training - Fall 2010
When: Tuesdays, 2 to 5pm
Dates: September 21 through November 23, 2010
Where: WSU Whatcom County Extension office
Also: 4 to 5 field trips, usually on Saturdays


Topics include:
Climate Change Science
Impacts of Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest
Civic Engagement—Creating a Resilient Community
Energy’s contribution to Climate Change
Energy Policy and Alternative Energy
Smart Grid
Ecological Urban Planning and Green Building
Carbon Sequestration—Biochar
Food Systems and Food Related Emissions
Consumerism and Waste Stream

Expert Speakers from:
Western Washington University
Washington State University
Sightline Institute
University of British Columbia
Northwest Energy Coalition
Multiple local business leaders

The Carbon Master™ program trains, equips and manages volunteers on climate change issues and provides knowledge and tools to help lessen the effects of climate change. Teaching methods include discussions with experts, class sessions, site visits, and home study. Volunteers work with the public, including neighborhoods, schools, businesses and local governments.


Similar to other WSU Extension Programs, volunteers give back to the community in exchange for the training.


For more information, and to view the 2010 syllabus, check out the website or call:

http://whatcom.wsu.edu/carbonmasters

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Comment by Tom Anderson on September 1, 2010 at 2:29pm
Go for it Heather! you would have lots of fun.
Comment by Heather K on September 1, 2010 at 12:21pm
Carbon masters class has some of the best students, including both TW members Tom A, and Mary J who facilated the approach of Zero-Waste management at the Great Unleashing.
I'm thinking of doing the class though the schedule & time committment is huge.
Comment by Tom Anderson on August 28, 2010 at 4:55pm
I and several other TW members did the class last year and it was great fun.

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