We Need to Talk: How to talk about the Climate Crisis in your Social Circles in ways that Spark Engagement instead of Ostracism.
A Free Public Lecture by Will Cole-Hamilton.
The Cowichan Watershed Board is pleased to welcome Courtenay City Councillor Will Cole-Hamilton. Will is a member of the Climate Caucus, a group of Canadian elected local leaders taking action on Climate Change. Drawing on his Climate Reality Leadership training with former US Vice President Al Gore, Will teaches about the power of storytelling, shared values and shared experiences as ways of connecting with other people on climate change.
Thursday January 23rd 7:00-8:30 pm
VIU Cowichan Campus, 2011 University Way, Duncan, BC
Lecture Hall 140 (Seating is limited.)
Climate Caucus - www.climatecaucus.ca
Cowichan Watershed Board – www.cowichanwatershedboard.ca
About the Speaker: Will Cole-Hamilton is a trained climate communicator with a background in law and business. He is a core member of the communication team at Climate Caucus, a national network of mayors, councillors and representatives dedicated to action on the climate crisis. He’ll build on previous presentations to World Community, NIC, the Youth Environmental Action group and students at Queen’s University to describe how communities can effectively communicate with each other about climate.
Will Cole-Hamilton, Courtenay City Councillor – 778-992-0102 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom Rutherford, Executive Director, Cowichan Watershed Board - 250-815-5930/ email@example.com
The Speakers Series features engaging speakers with expertise on topic relevant to the health and sustainability of the Cowichan watershed. The series is made possible through the support of Vancouver Island University Cowichan Campus and our generous speakers. It occurs on the 4th Thursday of the month, in select months (check our website!) Free! All welcome.
If you have ideas for presentations, or would like a presentation on a specific topic, please let us know. Send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct - Wild Fins - with Dr. Dave Preikshot
Apr - The Warmer Land - Earth Week Speakers Night
Mar - Willi Jansen & Mark Kissinger, The Enforcers: Meet our Conservation and Fishery Officers
Feb - Killer Whales and Legal Tales, with EcoJustice Lawyer Devon Page
Nov - Voices of our Watersheds
Oct - Bringing Back the Bluebirds with Genevieve Singleton
Sep - Will Duguid, Chinook Growing Pains
Apr - Elke Wind, Amphibian Biologist
Mar - Gord & Anne Baird, Rainwater Harvest, Greywaters Systems
Feb - David Polster, Restoring Damaged Systems Using Native Plants
Jan - Al Gore, An Inconvenient Sequel
Oct - Tom Gleeson, How Much Groundwater is on Earth
Sep - Natalie Anderson & Paul Siggers, Walking in the Watershed: A Cowichan Tribe’s Perspective
Jun - Ben Robinson, WELL SMART! - Get to know your H2O
May - John Borrows, Sources & Contemporary Uses of Indigenous Law
Apr - Jackie Hildering, Humpback Comeback
Mar - Kevin Pellett, Take a Peek at our PITs!
Feb - Nikki Wright, Inshore Marine Habitats
Nov - Dr. Dave Preikshot, Salmon in the Somenos Basin
Sep - Oliver Brandes & Rosie Simms, BC's new Water Law
Jun - Dr. Bethany L. Coulthard, Forecasting Drought through Tree-rings
May - Stan Orchard, The American Bullfrog
Apr - David Campbell, Flow Forecasting with Snow-Pillow Technology
Mar - Elizabeth May, Climate Change
Jan - Emily Doyle-Yamaguchi, Bruce Fraser & Barry Gates, EcoForestry