Seattle's Global Change and Astronaut Bonnie Dunbar
At 2:07 p.m. – Bonnie Dunbar
Dr. Bonnie Dunbar is a veteran of several NASA space missions and director of Seattle's Museum of Flight. The new permanent exhibit at the Museum Space: Exploring the New Frontier celebrates the contributions of Dr. Dunbar, a Washington state native, and all of the astronauts of the past 50 years. Today, Dave Beck visits the exhibit with Dr. Bonnie Dunbar. She'll describe some of the space artifacts to us and explain how they relate to her own space exploration experiences.
At 2:20 p.m. – Seattle's Climate Change Story
In 2005, Seattle City Light was the first major public utility in the nation achieve carbon neutrality. KC Golden, Policy Director of Seattle's Climate Solutions, believes that Seattle's commitment to protect the global climate made the city a better place to live, work, and play. Now, KC is sharing the story of Seattle's accomplishments with people around the nation. He joins Megan Sukys to explain how the rest of the world is relying on the pioneering steps of forward–looking places like Seattle to bring America into the global campaign for solutions to climate change.
At 2:45 p.m. – Abe Beeson on Dept. of Energy
Both the fleeting visions of sleep and the dreams of life's ambitions inspire the Seattle–based band Dept. of Energy. Today, local broadcaster Abe Beeson shares highlights from Dept. of Energy's latest album Held by Waits and tells us how frontman Rob Benson mines nightly visions and life's greater questions in pursuit of his songs.
Dept. of Energy, Friday, July 27th, 2007, at The Sunset Tavern in Ballard.