Seminar Information


Community Room, McMenamins Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Avenue, Portland OR


5:30-6:00 pm   Social time and tabling

6:00-7:30 pm   Seminar

8:00 –                Libations and discussions (Boiler Room or other bar on site)


Free                   (voluntary $1-2 donation to cover room charge)


Please register for each seminar individually. Registration is limited to 50 persons and will open at least 2-3 weeks before each seminar. To register, please visit

Dates and Topics

September 21         Climate science fundamentals

October 19              Environmental & human costs of climate change

November 29         Debunking misinformation about climate science

January 18              Powering the renewable energy economy

February 22            Fossil fuels and geoengineering

March 22                 Pathways and policies for deep decarbonization

April 26                    Carbon pricing: cap & trade versus carbon tax

May 23                     Environmental justice and climate policy

More information

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John Perona

John Perona is Professor of Environmental Biochemistry at Portland State University. Check out his faculty webpage at