Environment

WPC's Center for the Environment brings balance to the environmental debate by promoting the idea that human progress and prosperity work in a free economy to protect the environment.

Events

2015 Eastern Washington Solutions Summit

August 12, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Time: 
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
3 Rivers Convention Center
7016 W Grandridge Blvd
Kennewick, WA

The half-day conference will be attended by policy makers, elected officials, and business leaders.

2015 Bellevue Solutions Summit

August 12, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
Time: 
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

The conference will be attended by policy makers, elected officials, and business leaders and consist of a breakfast speaker, then breakout sessions in the morning, featuring local and national experts, on the following policy topics:

Changing What We Tax

October 29, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
Time: 
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Place: 
Room 109, Otto Miller Hall, Seattle Pacific University
301 W. Ewing Street
Seattle, Washington

Changing What We Tax: Prospects for a Free-enterprise Solution to Energy Security and Climate Change

Washington Policy Center and the Energy and Enterprise Initiative present a panel discussion on energy and climate policy, November 14th at Seattle Pacific University.

Pierce County Young Professionals Night at Cheney Stadium

July 9, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Monday, August 20th, 2012
Time: 
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Place: 
Summit Club at Cheney Stadium
2502 S. Tyler Street
Tacoma, Washington

Due to popular demand, Washington Policy Center’s Young Professionals group is expanding to the South Sound! We will be holding our first Pierce County Young Professionals event this summer, August 20th, in Tacoma.

10th Anniversary Environmental Policy Conference & Lunch

February 15, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, June 7th, 2012
Time: 
8:45 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
The Westin Seattle
1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, Washington

Forests, Fish and Free Markets: A More Sustainable Path for the Environment

Watch the event online:

Panel 1: Legislative Update


Panel 2: Forests, Fish and Free Markets

WPC Young Professionals "Eco-Fads" Event

October 21, 2011 in Events
Date: 
Monday, November 14th, 2011
Time: 
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: 
The Crocodile
2200 2nd Avenue
Seattle, Washington

WPC is excited to announce a special night for Young Professionals featuring Todd Myers, author of the new book Eco-Fads: How the Rise of Trendy Environmentalism Is Harming the Environment, as seen and favorably reviewed in Forbes,

'Eco-Fads' Hosted Book Release Reception

July 22, 2011 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
Time: 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Place: 
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way Northeast
Bellevue, Washington

9th Annual Environmental Policy Conference: The Role of Science in Policymaking

April 18, 2011 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, July 21st, 2011
Time: 
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Bell Harbor International Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way
Seattle

2011 Environmental Policy Briefing

February 7, 2011 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Place: 
Senate Hearing Room 2, Cherberg Building
304 15th Ave SW
Olympia

The Center for the Environment at Washington Policy Center (WPC) invites you to a lunch briefing focused on ways to provide a fresh start for the environment.  Featured speakers will be WPC's Todd Myers and Brandon Houskeeper.
 
Topics to be covered:

8th Annual Environmental Policy Conference & Luncheon

July 29, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, July 29th, 2010
Time: 
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
The Westin Seattle
1900 Fifth Ave
Seattle, WA, 98101

July 29, 2010
The Westin Seattle

Roger A. Pielke, Jr. has been on the faculty of the University of Colorado since 2001 and is a Professor in the Environmental Studies Program and a Fellow of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES). At CIRES, Roger served as the Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research from 2001-2007. Roger's research focuses on the intersection of science and technology and decision making.