Announcement: Soup and sandwich seminar: "Geo-engineering: Can we engineer our way out of climate change? e


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Date: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, 11:30am*-1:00pm;

Place: Interpretive Center

Speaker: Dr. Anna Versluis, Geography Department:

In the search for solutions to climate change concerns, Geo-engineering (also called "climate engineering e has recently emerged as a potential solution (seeding the oceans with iron, for example). Following a brief background on earth systems and climate change, we'll talk about various proposals for geo-engineered solutions to climate change challenges, and look at what modern scholars are saying about the wisdom (or folly) of attempting such geo-engineering remedies.

RESERVATION AND PRE-PAYMENT REQUIRED

*Meal served at 11:30am. Talk begins at 12:00 and is over by 1:00pm. Cost is $8 for Arboretum Members, $9 for non-members. Go to gustavustickets.com or call the Ticketing Office at 933-7590 to register. Questions? Contact arboretum@gustavus.edu or call 933-6181.

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PostedApr 17, 2019