Science Rising is a nationwide mobilization effort taking place throughout 2018 in the run-up to the midterm elections. It is not a one-day march—it is a series of local activities, events, and actions organized by many different groups.

Our shared goal is to ensure that science is front-and-center in the decision-making processes that affect us all—and to fight back against efforts that sideline science from its crucial role in our democracy.

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Gowen Hall 301

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Univserity of Washington
Seattle, WA United States

October 2018

I-1631 Carbon Fee Debate

October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Gowen Hall 301, Univserity of Washington
Seattle, WA United States
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Washington Initiative 1631, the Carbon Emissions Fee Measure, is on the ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People on November 6, 2018. The initiative proposes the following: enacting a carbon emissions fee of $15 per metric ton of carbon beginning on January 1, 2020; increasing the fee by $2 annually until the state's greenhouse gas reduction goals are met; and using the revenue from the fee to fund various programs and projects related to the environment. The University of Washington Center for Environmental Politics will host a debate…

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