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.
“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.
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Pamela Grothe Assistant Professor
Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change, specializing in past climates.
Eric Bonds Associate Professor of Sociology
Dr. Bond is author of a book on social issues.