Bridging the Gap: The Bad News and the Good News about Climate Change

Okanagan College



Feb 4, 2020

Dr. Michael Healey and Jim Beattie, members of the Board of First Things First Okanagan will be joint speakers
Michael Healey has a PhD in Ecology/Environmental Science and, during his career, has worked as a government scientist and a professor at UBC. He is now retired but remains active using his knowledge to communicate about the effects of climate change and to promote positive action to mitigate climate change.
Jim Beattie is one of the founders and is Chair of First Things First Okanagan.  He has been a farm worker, farm owner,  member of the BC Legislature and  general manager of a provincial agricultural marketing board. 

OC Penticton, 7-8:30 pm Feb 4 by donation Details HERE

Here Comes the Sun: 30 DIY Projects Workshop

Join John Barling at the Okanagan Markers Spring Market on this 3 hour workshop and learn to work with solar, photo voltaics, food dryers, ovens and other DIY projects.

Tickets available here

Climate Change and the Global Water Supply

The earth has abundant water, however only a tiny fraction is available for human use. This April, Capetown, South Africa is predicted to run out of water. Join FTFO director Mike Healey, to discuss the serious consequences of climate change on water supply around the world and the implications for global security.

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First Things First Okanagan is a non-profit society encouraging the public and all levels of government to take actions to halt climate change.