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Jim McCabe joined Travis Linds's group
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EDAP Group

This is a group of people working to prepare Transition Whatcom Actions for Resilient Communities (TW ARC). Formally know as the Energy Descent Action Plan (EDAP).See More
Feb 28, 2011
Juliet Thompson left a comment for Jim McCabe
"Hi Jim, Have you met Erica Shuhler? She is one of the TWOGs and will be helping to coordinate the writing of the EDAP. I wanted to introduce you to her, and am wondering what the best way to get ahold of you is? My email is now…"
Nov 9, 2010
Jim McCabe commented on David Waugh's group Sustainable Transportation
"Juliet: The split of the funding among the three areas has not been determined. The decision will be made by the Transportation Benefit District board (which is the same as the City Council) with advice from the Transportation Commission (Which I am…"
Oct 11, 2010
Jim McCabe commented on David Waugh's group Sustainable Transportation
"Proposition 1 on the November Ballot You may have heard about or received a mailer about Proposition 1 on the November ballot. The measure, if passed, would generate revenue for bike/pedestrian projects, restoring Sunday transit service in…"
Oct 8, 2010
Jim McCabe joined francis edwards's group
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Lights Out & Energy Quantification

Lights Out is a project to reduce light pollution, energy use and cost, & make Whatcom safer using less light, and to reclaim the night. The Energy Quantification group is about getting real info on how much energy we use and how we can change.See More
May 28, 2010
Jim McCabe added a discussion to the group Sustainable Transportation
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Material discussed at April 22 meeting

Here is the material I mentioned at the April 22 meeting.The first doc is data from the first SocialData survey in 2007.  Werner Brog presented the results of the 2009 follow up survey at the City Council on April 26 tho I haven't found an electronic copy yet.  It was reported in the Herald the following day.The second doc is the Powerpoint I used for the Transportation talk at the Great Unleashing on April 10.Jim M.See More
May 3, 2010
Jim McCabe is attending Kate Clark's event
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Homegrown: A 21st Century Family Farm at The Fairhaven Firehouse

January 29, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
$5 Suggested DonationAfter catching "Collapse" at the Pickford January 21-23, be sure to follow up with "Homegrown" the first of our Transition Film Series, an upbeat film about a family that, while "living off the grid", harvests over 6,000 pounds of produce on less than a quarter of an acre, makes their own bio diesel, powers their computers with the help of solar panels, and maintains a website that gets 4,000 hits a day.We'll have a short discussion following the film for any who would like…See More
Jan 27, 2010
Juliet Thompson left a comment for Jim McCabe
"Hi Jim, Thanks, and yes, let's talk about BPAC. Here's my email if you need it: julietthompson-AT-comcast dot net"
Jan 7, 2010
Juliet Thompson and Jim McCabe are now friends
Jan 7, 2010
Jim McCabe joined David Waugh's group
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Sustainable Transportation

This sustainable transportation workgroup is forming with the collective energy and enthusiasm toward making transportation in and around Bellingham and Whatcom County more sustainable and friendly.
Dec 28, 2009
Jim McCabe is attending David Waugh's event

Sustainable Transportation Meeting: Bikes and Infrastructure at 3310 Northwest Ave

December 13, 2009 from 7:30pm to 9:15pm
This will be the first meeting of the new Sustainable Transportation workgroup, and to start things off right, we will spend time meeting each other, making connections, and talking about one of the most obvious forms of sustainable transportation, the bike. We'll talk about what we all know and do as individuals, what some cities around the world have for infrastructure that makes inner city bike transport safer and more appealing to a wider range of people, and how we may be able to put…See More
Dec 10, 2009
Jim McCabe might attend Cindi Landreth's event
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Open Space Discussion - “Okay…I get it. Now what?!" at Keller Williams Realty Training Room

October 3, 2009 from 10am to 1pm
As a quick follow up to this ‘Gathering Storm’ event, the Heart and Soul group from the Ning site is inviting you to an Open Space Salon – or discussion group.The topic will be decided on by those who attend but it will be under the theme: “Okay…I get it. Now what?!’It is this Saturday – October 3rd – from 10am until 1pmKeller Williams Realty is hosting us in their training room: 3800 Byron Ave, Suite 148Cindi Landreth will be facilitating.Directions:Keller Williams Realty office Address: 3800…See More
Oct 3, 2009
Jim McCabe is attending David MacLeod's event
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Economic Instability, Climate Change, and the End of Cheap Oil: The Gathering Storm? at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship

October 1, 2009 from 7pm to 9pm
Our first big Transition Whatcom Awareness Raising Event!Don’t miss this timely and informative October 1 event exploring economic instability, current climate change/global warming developments, and the end of cheap oil, including how these critical issues are related and how solutions must be developed in the context of all three.Transition Whatcom is committed to the goal of significantly reducing community dependence upon fossil fuels. As TW members, please consider inviting your friends…See More
Sep 11, 2009
Jim McCabe is attending David MacLeod's event
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Why Transition Whatcom? at Community Food Co-op Healthy Connections Bldg

June 25, 2009 from 7pm to 9pm
Thursday, June 25: 7 PM-9 PM at the downtown Community Co-op’s Healthy Connections Building (on the south side of the parking lot on Forest Street).We believe that the dual crises of global climate change and peak oil are going to profoundly impact our lives and our communities. Climate change requires that we choose to quickly and dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Peak oil, which will result in much more expensive and thus reduced energy supply, will soon force us to use much less…See More
Jun 9, 2009
Jim McCabe is now a member of Transition Whatcom
Apr 16, 2009

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition?
Tangentially via ERSPO Task Force
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
ERSPO Task Force
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
Oil & gas background
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Puget

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At 10:50pm on November 9, 2010, Juliet Thompson said…
Hi Jim,
Have you met Erica Shuhler? She is one of the TWOGs and will be helping to coordinate the writing of the EDAP. I wanted to introduce you to her, and am wondering what the best way to get ahold of you is? My email is now julietthmpsnATgmail.com.
At 1:00pm on January 7, 2010, Juliet Thompson said…
Hi Jim,
Thanks, and yes, let's talk about BPAC. Here's my email if you need it: julietthompson-AT-comcast dot net
 
 
 

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