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Texas at Risk: A Conversation on Climate Change with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

Drought, flooding, heat waves and sea-level rise- according to one study this year, Texas may suffer these and other effects of climate change more than most states. Join us to hear from climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and moderator Neena Satija on climate change and how it's affecting Texas. A reception will follow the panel, and attendees are encouraged to continue the conversation over drinks and light bites.

Registration: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Discussion: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Reception to follow

Please note: this event will be held at the Google Fiber space located at 201 Colorado Street rather than at the LBJ Library.

This program is generously supported by The Austin Winery, Karbach Brewing Co., and MAD greens.

About our speakers

Katharine Hayhoe is an accomplished atmospheric scientist who studies climate change and why it matters to us here and now. She is also a remarkable communicator: in 2014, she was recognized by Time Magazine as one of the top 100 Most Influential People in the world and by Foreign Policy as one of the top 100 Global Thinkers; her work was featured on the Emmy award-winning documentary series, The Years of Living Dangerously; and she won the American Geophysical Union's award for climate communication. In 2016, she was named to the POLITICO 50 list of thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics while in 2017 she was named one of FORTUNE's world's greatest leaders.

She is a lead author for the U.S. National Climate Assessments and has served on the panels for the National Academy of Science, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and many other professional organizations devoted to understanding and communicating climate change. Katharine is currently a professor and directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University.

Neena Satija is an investigative reporter and radio producer for The Texas Tribune and Reveal, a public radio program from the Center for Investigative Reporting. Previously, she was the environment reporter at the Tribune.

Location and parking

The conversation will be held in Google Fiber's downtown location (201 Colorado Street). Parking, bus and biking suggestions are posted on our website (linked above).

Tuesday, May 01, 2018 at 6:30 PM
 
Attendees: 1 No Charge
Attendees: 1 No Charge

 


 

 


 

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