|Here’s some info on what looks to be a pretty cool event — for all of you who read Hot, Flat, and Crowded, you especially will enjoy this. Go check it out!
WHAT: Science and Policy of Climate Change
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 5:30-8:00 PM; program begins at 6:15 PM.
WHERE: The Front Page Restaurant, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA,
WHO: Mario J. Molina, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1995
HOW: Special 1/2 price burgers start at 5:30 PM. Please come early to order table service and socialize. Short presentation begins at 6:15 PM. followed by Q&A
ABOUT THE TOPIC: Are humans really causing irreversible damage to the planet’s environment? How do we know the damage is due to human activity and not some other source? What is the scope of the damage and what are the repercussions for future generations? Dr. Molina will address how scientists measure the effect of human activities on the depletion of the ozone layer. He will also address how public policy might be used to prevent and repair future environmental damage to our planet.
SUPPORT THIS CAFÉ: The Ballston Science and Technology Alliance, a nonprofit organization, is the sponsor of Café Scientifique Arlington. Since April 2006, the goal of Café Scientifique has been to make science more accessible and accountable by featuring speakers whose expertise spans the sciences and who can talk in plain English. Café is held each month on first Tuesdays at the Front Page in Arlington. Please go to www.arlingtonvirginiausa.com/bsta and contribute. Help keep Café open and free to all!
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