Climate, energy policy specialist at WSU Vancouver event



Eric de Place, policy director at Sightline Institute in Seattle, will address climate and energy policy from noon to 1:15 p.m. and again from 1:25 to 2:40 p.m. Thursday at Washington State University Vancouver.

Presented by WSU Vancouver’s Center for Social and Environmental Justice, the free, public lecture will be in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. Parking is available at meters and in the blue daily pay lot for $3.

De Place spearheads Sightline’s work on climate and energy policy, and writes extensively about coal and oil exports and other issues connected to fossil fuel transport, including carbon emissions, railway congestion, coal dust, water pollution and economics.