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

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”) 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.


*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 or call the Ticketing Office at 933-7590 to register.  Questions? Contact or call 933-6181.

ContactDave Shilling — 507-933-6181
PostedJanuary 23, 2014; February 5, 2014; and February 14, 2014