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"The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing the Climate" @ World Affairs Council

Date:
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Kay Sato
Location Details:
World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Conference Room, San Francisco

Event @ the World Affairs Council, 4/12
What: The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth A Meet the Author Program

Who: Tim Flannery, Director of the South Australian Museum, Professor at the University of Adelaide; and author of The Weather Makers. Moderated by Ross Mirkarimi, Member, San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Event: Alarmed by global warming, world-renowned scientist Tim Flannery outlines the history of climate change, how it will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future. Combining historical fact, scientific data and his own observations, Flannery presents the terrible danger in which we have placed ourselves and our planet. In his new book, he offers specific suggestions for action for both lawmakers and individuals from investing in renewable power sources like wind, solar and geothermal energy, to offering an action plan with steps each of us can take right now to reduce deadly CO2 emissions by as much as 70 percent.

When: Wednesday, April 12th; Check-in: 5:30, Program: 6:00 PM, Book signing to follow
Where: World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Conference Room, San Francisco Admission Costs: Council Members: FREE, Nonmembers: $15, Students: $5, Cosponsors: $7
Info: (415) 293-4600, info@wacsf.org, http://www.itsyourworld.org/program.php?page=1572
Cosponsored by Sierra Club SF Bay Chapter and A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books
Added to the calendar on Mon, Apr 3, 2006 12:31PM
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