2014-2015 West Coast Climate Forum Webinar Series

The West Coast Climate Forum hosts an annual webinar series featuring speakers who are experts in the field of climate change, sustainable materials management, life cycle analysis, sustainable consumption and production, and other relevant areas. Our webinar series is intended to get participants thinking and talking about new strategies for achieving our environmental goals.

Webinars from the 2014-2015 Series:

Topic Date Speakers Files

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Construction Sector


May 12, 2015 Wes Sullens, Stop Waste in Alameda County (Moderator); Aaron Toneys, Good Company; Stacy Ludington, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality; Jennifer Willer, City of Eugene
Community-Based Social Marketing and Food Waste Training March 24, 2015 Amanda Godwin, Colehour + Cohen; Ashley Zanolli, EPA Region 10
Food: Too Good to Waste - Successes and Lessons from Communities February 10, 2015 Ashley Zanolli, EPA Region 10; Viki Sonntag, Ph.D, FTGTW lead researcher; Karen May, King County Solid Waste; Jennifer Jordan, Iowa City Landfill & Recycling Center; Dave Rocheleau, Rhode Island Food Policy Council (Speaker bios)
Measuring Public Attitudes About Consumption January 27, 2015 Wendy Philleo, Center for New American Dream; Tom Bowerman, PolicyInteractive; Babe O'Sullivan, City of Eugene (moderator)
The Role of Cities in Advancing Sustainable Consumption December 2, 2014 Babe O'Sullivan, City of Eugene (moderator); Maurie Cohen, SCORAI; Brenda Nations, USDN, Iowa City; Terry Moore, ECONorthwest
Funding and Managing Organics and Recyclable Materials to Reduce GHG Emissions October 21, 2014 John Davis, Mojave Desert and Mountain Recycling Authority; Pete Pasterz, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality - See Oregon DEQ's report on environmental impacts of food waste management
Climate Change: Current and Future Impacts, and the Link between Climate and Materials September 16, 2014 Dr. Philip Mote, Oregon State University, co-author of National Climate Assessment Northwest section; David Allaway, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality