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The National Climate Seminar Conference Call Series: Offshore Wind- Potential and Politics

Story posted February 11, 2013

Event date(s): February 01, 2013 — February 24, 2013

Wednesday, February 20
12:00-1:00 PM
Adams Hall, Room 103 (ES Commons Room)

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.

Join us every first and third Wednesday via conference call and listen in real-time to climate professionals discuss the latest science, politics, and economics of climate change. It is possible to listen online after the call and all calls are available as podcasts 24 hours after the event. A question and answer session follows each presentation. Email your questions prior to each call: climate@bard.edu. All speaker information and recorded calls are available on our website at http://www.bard.edu/cep/ncs/.

This talk will be hosted by Mike Tidwell, 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.

Call in number: 1 – 712- 432-3100; Conference Code: 253385
 
Check back on the ES webpage for more information on the future talks!