Carbon Conference: Global Problem/Local Solutions

Carbon Conference: Global Problem/Local Solutions

July 20, 20181 min read

Carbon in the atmosphere is driving a rise in ocean temperature, climate change and a host of other problems.

The conference, which is free and open to the public, will explain some of the risks and solutions.

Hosted by the League of Women Voters, Rappahannock Group Sierra Club, We Are for American and others; the event will include talks in the library theater, and several activities along with refreshments.

Topics include:

“Climate Change is Real” by Pamela Grothe, University of Mary Washington assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences. Her current research involves a study of the central Pacific climate and El Niño-Southern Oscillation variability over the past 6,000 years.

“Local Actions” by Eric Bonds, Fossil Free Fredericksburg coordinator, and UMW associate professor of sociology and anthropology. He recently published an essay in the journal “Peace Review,” entitled “Challenging Climate Change’s New Security Threat Status

What: “Carbon Conference: Global Problem/Local Solutions”

Where: Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St. Fredericksburg

When: Sunday, July 22 - 1:30 to 5 p.m.

To learn more about the speakers or arrange an interview – simply click on Eric or Pamela’s icon.


Connect with:
  • Pamela Grothe
    Pamela Grothe Assistant Professor

    Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change, specializing in past climates.

  • Eric  Bonds
    Eric Bonds Associate Professor of Sociology

    Dr. Bond is author of a book on social issues.

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