December 2011 
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 BrownbagBrownbag Series on the Seattle Climate Action Plan 

Futurewise is partnering with the Seattle Office of Sustainability and the Environment and Seattle Councilmember Mike O'Brien to host four brownbag discussions to explore the possibilities of a low-carbon future in Seattle.   

The first discussion, Building a Strong, Healthy Economy for Real Results, is Wednesday, December, 14, from noon to 1:30 in the Boards & Commissions Room in Seattle City Hall. The discussion will be moderated by Councilmembers Tim Burgess and Sally Clark and feature panelists with knowledge and expertise in what it takes to create a thriving green economy.   


This lunchtime discussion is free. Please RSVP here.   

GreenHolidaysCelebrate a Green Holiday Season This Year!
The holiday season doesn't have to be a time of waste. From entertaining to gift giving to decorations - there are multiple ways for you to celebrate the holiday season while being green. King County has put together a website full of tips to help residents lower their impact this year.
Click here for your green holiday tips.

SurveyStill Seeking Feedback on Climate Action Strategies
Please take our survey and let us know what climate action strategies you would support. Share your ideas on how we can best achieve a prosperous and carbon neutral future! 

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