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EarthLab Equity and Justice Reads: Mississippi Solo (Eddy Harris)

EarthLab has selected the next book for our Equity and Justice book club: Mississippi Solo by Eddy Harris. This selection aligns with the Future Rivers summer reading. Future Rivers will host Mr. Harris on Thursday, October 14 for an in-person screening of his film, River to the Heart, followed by a moderated Q&A with the author and director. This event will be in person, free and open to the public.

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Apply today to join our team as an Innovation Grants Specialist!

Join our small and mighty team that is pushing boundaries to catalyze new environmental research for people and planet.
We are seeking a temporary part-time Innovation Grants Specialist to support our efforts in administering the EarthLab Innovation Grants Program. Our new team member will lead the release of the Innovation Grants Program Request for Proposals and the grant application, review and selection processes for our 3rd Cohort cycle. 

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Now available: Two new Spanish-Language report translations on climate impacts in Washington

Prolonged wildfire seasons, more extreme temperatures, and more frequent floods — these are just some of the symptoms of a greater global warming problem that Washingtonians are witnessing at a higher frequency. Although these climate changes impact everyone throughout our state’s economy and ecosystems, the extent that communities are personally impacted by such experiences highlight the ways that traditionally overlooked communities continue to be disproportionately affected in the aftermath. 

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Video: EarthLab 2021 Showcase

On May 18, 2021, we hosted our second annual showcase, featuring lightning-style presentations from our member organizations and grantee partners who are working towards an equitable, just & sustainable world where people and planet thrive. Watch the recorded presentation now.

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New model developed to predict impact of climate-driven changes to the California Current System

A multi-disciplinary team from the University of Washington (UW) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) developed a new multi-model to project how processes that occur in the coastal ocean—such as upwelling, freshwater delivery, eutrophication, water column metabolism, and sediment interactions— alter the rate of change in the California Current System (CCS).

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Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell named Fritzky Chair in Leadership at UW’s Foster School of Business

In addition to her success in business, Jewell’s leadership and service has benefitted numerous non-profit and civic organizations, including her alma mater where she served for 12 years as a Regent of the University of Washington and currently acts as chair of the advisory council for EarthLab, a university-wide institute that connects scholars with community partners to solve our most difficult environmental problems.

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