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Environmentalist Bill McKibben to speak April 13-14
April 6, 2016

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

McKibbenPULLMAN, Wash. – Environmentalist, educator and author William “Bill” McKibben will deliver two free, public presentations at Washington State University on Wednesday and Thursday, April 13-14.

Oct. 6: Environmental writers to read, discuss work
September 22, 2015

Terry-Tempest-Williams,-left,-and-Brooke-WilliamsPULLMAN, Wash. – Environmental writers Terry Tempest Williams and Brooke Williams will read from and discuss their work at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, in the Washington State University CUB auditorium as part of the free, public Department of English Visiting Writer Series.

Author to farmers, environmentalists: Collaborate or fail
September 22, 2014

BarnyardsandBirkenstocks-coverPULLMAN, Wash. – Author Don Stuart believes two dangerous trends – loss of farms and damage to ecosystems – are connected and are largely caused by political deadlock between farmers and environmental activists.

Sims to address global climate change
November 13, 2007

PULLMAN – King County Executive Ron Sims will speak on “Regional Solutions to Global Climate Change” at a lecture scheduled at 3:10 p.m. Nov. 16 in Food Science and Human Nutrition, T-101(above Ferdinand’s) on the WSU campus. A reception following the presentation will be held in the Ensminger Pavilion (across from the Alumni Centre).

As executive, Sims oversees the 14th largest county in the nation. With a population of 1.8 million, King County is home to about 30 percent of Washington’s population and accounts for more than 40 percent of the state’s jobs.

Sims has led efforts to protect more than 100,000 acres … » More …