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Climate Courage Book Launch Event
September 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Andreas Karelas is joined by climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe and environmentalist Bill McKibben in a roundtable discussion on how saving our planet, our economy, and our democracy are not mutually exclusive goals.
Andreas Karelas, author of Climate Courage: How Tackling Climate Change Can Build Community, Transform the Economy, and Bridge the Political Divide in America, is the founder and executive director of RE-volv, a nonprofit organization that empowers people around the country to help nonprofits in their communities go solar and raise awareness about the benefits of clean energy. He is a dedicated clean-energy advocate with over 15 years of environmental and renewable energy experience. He is an Audubon TogetherGreen Conservation Leadership Fellow and an OpenIDEO Climate Innovator Fellow. He lives and works in San Francisco. Connect with him at re-volv.org and on Twitter at @AndreasKarelas.
Katharine Hayhoe, who wrote the foreword for Climate Courage, is an atmospheric scientist whose research focuses on understanding what climate change means for people and the places where we live. She is an endowed professor in the Dept. of Political Science at Texas Tech University, she hosts the PBS digital series Global Weirding, and she has been named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People, the United Nations Champion of the Environment, and the World Evangelical Alliance’s Climate Ambassador.
Bill McKibben, author of Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?, is a founder of the environmental organization 350.org and was among the first to have warned of the dangers of global warming. He is the author of the bestsellers The End of Nature, Eaarth, and Deep Economy. He is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College and the winner of the Gandhi Prize, the Thomas Merton Prize, and the Right Livelihood Prize. He lives in Vermont.
This event is free and open to the public. For this event, we are partnering with San Francisco-based indie bookstore Green Apple Books, so PLEASE use links provided to purchase your copy of our panelists books today!
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