National Climate Seminar Conference Call Series: Offshore Wind: Potential and Politics
- 2/20/2013 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
- Location: Adams Hall, Room 103 (ES Room)
- Event Type: Meeting
- Sponsor: Environmental Studies
- Contact: Rosemary Armstrong
- - Open to the Bowdoin Community -
Bring a bag lunch and join us for this conference call with Mike Tidwell, Founder and Director, Chesapeake Climate Action Network. We'll have drinks and cookies.
Mike Tidwell is founder and director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, a grassroots nonprofit organizations dedicated to raising awareness about the impacts and solutions associated with global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.. He is also an author and filmmaker who predicted in vivid detail the Katrina hurricane disaster in his 2003 book Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast. His newest book, focusing on Katrina and global warming, is titled The Ravaging Tide: Strange Weather, Future Katrinas, and the Coming Death of America's Coastal Cities. Tidwell's most recent documentary film, We Are All Smith Islanders, vividly depicts the dangers of global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and D.C.
Tidwell has been featured in numerous national media outlets including NBC's Meet the Press, NPR, the New York Times, the Baltimore Sun, and the Washington Post.
If you can't make the call, but want to hear the talk, get the podcast here:
Bard Environmental Policy Center, National Climate Seminar