Doug and Maggie Walker Environmental Conversations
We are proud to partner with the UW Center for Environmental Politics to bring you Environmental Conversations, an annual series of events that feature prominent environmental leaders and practitioners who share their perspective on real world environmental policymaking.
This initiative is known as Doug and Maggie Walker Environmental Conversations to honor the tremendous impact both Doug and Maggie have had on practical aspects of environmental policy locally, regionally, and nationally.
Outdoor Recreation and Climate Adaptation Plan
Thursday, April 14 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Online
Representative Mary Dye, 9th District, Washington state
Climate Adaptation and Wildfire Management
Wednesday, January 19 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Online
Hilary Franz, Commissioner of Public Lands, Washington state
A Climate Conversation with Seattle Mayoral Candidates
Friday, October 22| 5-6 p.m. | Online
City Council President Lorena Gonzalez
Former Interim Mayor & Council Member Bruce Harrell
Climate Justice & the HEAL Act
Why Microsoft Cares About Sustainability
Tuesday, February 23 | 5-6 p.m. | Online
Featuring speaker: Lucas Joppa, Chief Environmental Officer at Microsoft
Latino Vote in 2020: Implication for Climate Policy
Thursday, December 10 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Online
Featuring speaker: Gary Segura, co-founder of Latino Decisions and Dean of UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
Diversity in Environmental Organizations
Tuesday, January 28 | 4-6 p.m. | Allen Library, Petersen Room
Featuring speaker Whitney Tome, executive director for Green 2.0
The Climate Challenge: Is it time to go Nuclear?
Tuesday, October 15 | 4-6 p.m. | Allen Library, Petersen Room
Featuring speaker James Conca, adjunct professor at Washington State University
In 2018-2019, we hosted three such conversations with Sally Jewell, drawing on her experience in the government, the for-profit and the non-profit sector. Sally Jewell served as U.S. Secretary of the Interior under President Barack Obama. Before serving as Interior Secretary, Jewell was President and CEO of REI.
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