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Welcome to the fifth annual celebration of Climate Action Day!  We are excited about what’s in store for us this year and we are grateful for your engagement with the day.

All students are required to register for and attend Climate Action Day on Friday, April 26. You must register for the Opening Assembly Keynote Address AND either one (1) all day workshop OR two (2) short workshops: one Featured and one Student Choice.


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Lynne Peeples

Lynne Peeples is a Seattle-based freelance science journalist, specializing in the environment, public health and medicine.
Her writing has appeared in Nature, Scientific American, The Huffington Post, NBC News, Popular Science, Undark Magazine, The Atlantic and Pharmacy Practice News, among other publications, where it has driven conversations and impacted policy on issues such as antibiotic resistance, climate change, the continued use of lead-based ammunition and the VA's handling of veterans exposed to toxic chemicals.
Lynne was a finalist for the 2018 National Association of Science Writers long-form reporting award. Her media appearances include MSNBC, Colorado Public Radio, HuffPost Live, Nature Podcast and Undark's monthly podcast.
She also served as the managing editor of an educational book for physicians, Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring: How to Combat Opioid Abuse and Misuse Responsibly, a special edition of Practical Pain Management.
Before completing a M.A. in Science Journalism from New York University, Lynne worked at Harvard University crunching numbers for HIV clinical trials and environmental health studies. She also holds a M.S. in Biostatistics from Harvard and a B.A. in Mathematics from St. Olaf College.