Our Events

STAY COOL Member Meetings

STAY COOL educational meetings focus on climate change and global warming topics that are relevant to the San Diego region.

Please save the date for these upcoming STAY COOL events:

  • Thursday, February 19, 2015, 8:30-10 a.m. at La Jolla Shores – King Tides beach walk and SIO pier tour. We will park and meet at La Jolla Shores to observe the high “king tide” as we walk to the Scripps Pier for a private guided tour and discussion about Sea Level Rise. Space is limited, so email me if you would like to attend.
  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Del Mar – STAY COOL Member Meeting on Sea Level Rise featuring Dr. Reinhard (Ron) Flick from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Hear about Dr. Flick’s research on sea level rise in Southern California and his work on the Ross Ice Shelf Vibrations project. We’ll also feature a guest speaker on how rising seas will impact operations and infrastructure in the San Diego region.

Our events are always free. Contact Sarah Benson, Administrative Director,
at sarah@staycool4grandkids.org for more details about upcoming events.

About Past Meetings

On Wednesday, September 24 we heard from Dr. Charles F. Kennel, Director Emeritus, Vice-Chancellor, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at SIO. This insightful event explored the concept of “Creation Care” and we heard first hand about Dr. Kennel’s trip to the Vatican in May 2014. Click here to read the event summary.

On July 15, 2014 we heard from Jim Stone of Circulate San Diego and Laura Schumacher about the San Diego Unified PTA Council and their update on climate change education in our schools. To view a summary of this meeting along with Jim’s slide show click here.

On May 14, 2014 we heard from Dr. Dan Cayan, a Research Meteorologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO). To view a summary of this meeting along with Dan’s slide show click here.

Our March 6, 2014 meeting featured Brendan Reed from the City of Chula Vista who shared with us insights about Chula Vista’s sustainability programs and Climate Action Plan. Click here to view the March 6, 2014 meeting summary and Brendan’s slides.

Click here to view the December 4, 2013 meeting summary which featured speaker Nilmini Silva-Send from University of San Diego and Climate Education Partners.

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