Community Outreach - Special Events


This page collects other Cabrillo Astronomy efforts to engage the wider community. These, like most on my site, are linked only if there's digital photos - i.e. since '05 when we got our camera. Special events don't always fit into the other community outreach categories. Events such as...

Nov 8, 2006 - The Transit of Mercury

Feb 20, 2008 - The Total Lunar Eclipse

May 15, 2008 - Girl Scouts and Parents Astro Evening

Aug 7, 2008 - Astro Evening for Hidden Falls Camp; Scouts and Parents -

July 16, 2009 - TechTrek Stanford University

Star Party for Pacific Collegiate Charter School (M. Marani)

Sept 3, 2011 - Yosemite Public Star Party at Glacier Point - (photos eventually!)

June 5, 2012 - The Transit of Venus

July 19, 2012 - TechTrek Stanford University

"The 4th Grade Experience" - at Cabrillo Observatory - May 17, 2013

"The 4th Grade Experience" - at Cabrillo Observatory - May 9, 2014

TechTrek Stanford University - July 7, 2014

Sept 2014 - Climate Panel Discussion with Guy McPherson

Sept 2014 - TV Appearance, on Climate Change

Oct 8, 2014 - Lunar Eclipse at Pinnacles National Park

Oct 2014 - STEM Center Open House

Oct 23, 2014 - Solar Eclipse, on the Cabrillo Campus

Jan 17, 2015 - Guest Inteview on KSCO on Climate Change - (click on Shows, and then Jan 17, 2015)

June 14, 2015 - Climate Mobilization Rally

July 15, 2015 - Pluto-Palooza! At Cabrillo Observatory

Nov 22, 2015 - Climate Change Rally San Lorenzo Park

Dec 7, 2015 - Venus Occultation

Apr 16, 2016 - Earth Day at San Lorenzo Park

Apr 21, 2016 - Interview on UCSC Radio Station KZSC -

Apr 22, 29 2016 - "Backyard Astronomers" Cabrillo Community Ed class -

May 19, 2016 - The Rosemary Greiner Peace Awards -

June 14, 2016 - My Public Lecture: James Hansen et al.'s "Ice Sheets, Sea Level Rise, Superstorms" - at Cabrillo STEM room 806

July 6, 2016 - Native American Runners: Peace and Dignity Journeys in Santa Cruz -

Nov 17, 2016 - My Public Lecture: "Energy, CO2, and Realism in Climate Policy from the Thermodynamics of Civilization" and the PowerPoints

Dec 11, 2016 - Candle-Light Vigil and Plea to the Electoral College - by Cassandra Brown and I

Jan 16, 2017 - MLK Celebration at the Homeless Garden Project

Apr 20, 2017 - My Public Lecture: "The New Post-IPCC Climate Science - A Darker Frame for our Options" -

Apr 22, 2017 - The "March for Science" - Santa Cruz

May 12, 2017 - Rosemary Greiner Peace Awards

May 20, 2017 - My Public Lecture at Central Coast High Schools Environmental Coalition - "Climate Science - a Few Facts You Probably Didn't Know"

May 24, 2017 - My Climate Lecture at Santa Cruz High School to the Bio and Chem classes, "Climate Change - The Science and What to Do About It"

Aug 25, 2017 - Climate talk to Cabrillo College NAS Division faculty and staff and flex request page

Dec 14, 2017 6:30pm - My Public Talk "Energy, Climate, and Decarbonization: Can We Disobey the Human Imperative?" and flex page

March 1 and April 12, 2018 - Interviewed by Gary Rollinson for Climate documentary, and footage for use in education.

Apr 19, 2018 5:45-8:00pm - My Public Talk "Our Climate Dilemma - The Political/Economic Agenda vs. the Straight Science"

Apr 21, 2018 - "The March for Science" and Earth Day

Oct 25, 2018 - "An Evening of Science, Radio, and the Hubble Space Telescope" at Samper Recital Hall 5:30-9pm

Oct 28, 2018 - Rally at Courthouse in support of "Our Children's Trust" Court Case for Climate Justice. Webpage. YouTube video of event and speakers (2hr video, my short talk is at 40-43 minutes in)

Nov 29, 2018 - "Climate Solutions: A Critical Assessment" - my Fall public climate talk, at the Erica Schilling Forum (Rm 450) Cabrillo College campus. Web Page

Dec 18, 2018 - Observing Occultations for Fun and Science - my talk at the Santa Cruz County Library in Scotts Valley, on occultation astronomy and also on Cabrillo Astro courses

Feb 17, 2019 - Interview on radio KSQD's "Be Bold, America!" show; topic "Why Are We So Angry?" and healthy expression of emotion, vs weaponization of anger in today's America

May 16, 2019 - "Climate Abandoned: Will Human Civilization and its Thermodynamics Allow Sustainability and Climate Stability?" - Public talk on the Cabrillo College Campus

June 8, 2019 - "Climate Abandoned" - A presentation at the La Selva Public Library with Jill Cody

June 30, 2019 Sun 1:30pm-3:00pm - Jill Cody and I speak on our book "Climate Abandoned" at downtown Santa Cruz library.

July 7, 2019 Sunday 7:00 - 8:00pm - Jill Cody and I are interviewed for "Voices from the Village" on Community TV, live, and on YouTube (part 1, part 2)

July 19, 2019 Friday - Letter to the Editor rebuttal to op/ed critical of "climate alarmists" in the Carmel Pinecone Newspaper. See page 9A

Oct 13, 2019 Sunday - Interviewed by Jill Cody on "Be Bold, America" on community radio KSQD 5-6pm; Subject - "The Power of Sound-bites"

Nov 7, 2019 - Thur 6:30pm: I, and JK Productions: showing the documentary "Blowout" at Erica Schilling Auditorium, with my short Presentation afterwards on methane and climate, and Q/A, and now available on YouTube.

Nov 24, 2019 Sunday - Interviewed by Jill Cody on "Be Bold, America" on community radio KSQD 5-6pm; Subject - "On Shakey Foundations"

Sunday 5-6pm - I'll be interviewed by Jill Cody on "Be Bold America" on Climate change and climate policy

Apr 26 Sunday 5pm-6pm - I'll be co-host on the "Be Bold, America" show on KSQD, on climate change aspects with NBC new anchor Betsy Rosenburg, and host Jill Cody

 

Photos for OutReach '15/16