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League of Women Voters: What’s New in Climate Change?

April 19, 2017 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm


League of Women Voters APRIL COMMUNITY FORUM
www.lwvsantabarbar.org
Contact: Connie Hannah, Vice-President for Program and Advocacy
Date: April 19, 2017
Time: noon-2:00 PM
Place: Louise Lowry Davis Center
1232 De la Vina, SB
Publicity Contact: Jane Benefield 
805-684-6086


WHAT'S NEW ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE?

 

Just now, before Earth Day and when all our previous planning is at risk, is a great time to consider what new information and developments there have been in our knowledge about Climate Change. The League has invited a panel of experts to bring us up to date.  Dr. Karl Hutterer, who teaches climate change for the Vistas Lifelong Learning program, will talk about what we are learning today about the rapid changes in climate and its effects around the world. Sixty percent of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia has already been destroyed. Dr. Hutterer is well known here as the former Executive Director of the Museum of Natural History.

Following Dr. Hutterer, Michael Chiacos, the Interim Director of Energy and Climate Programs at Community Environmental Council (CEC), will talk about what directions we should take in the future. In connection with that, Cameron Gray from CEC will discuss future alternative fuels. This year there has been important new information about hydrogen batteries, and their use can greatly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Also joining us will be the new Director of the Air Pollution Control District (APCD), Aeron Genet, who has been here about a year, and she will talk about new rules and regulations controlling air quality in California.

Please note that in April the League Forum will return to Louise Lowry Davis Center at  1232 De La Vina Street. You may bring friends and a brown bag lunch. Parking is free during this meeting. 

 

Event Details

  • Organizer/Sponsor: League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara
  • Starts: April 19, 2017 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Price: 0
  • Location: Louise Lowry Davis, 1232 De la Vina, SB @ Victoria
  • Website: http://lwvsantabarbara.org
  • Sponsors: League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara