The League of Women Voters are presenting this forum, co-sponsored with Ventura College. The event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, May 6, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Coffee & pastries at 9:30 am
Applied Science Center building theater
4667 Telegraph Road
Among our speakers will be:
David Lea: Professor of Earth Science, Affiliate Faculty in the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Professor Lea will provide a detailed overview of the nature of climate change and the dangers it poses.
Sangwon Suh: Professor of Corporate Environmental Management, Industrial Ecology, and Life Cycle Assessment, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Professor Suh, an environmental engineer and PhD in industrial ecology, will address the economic problems posed by climate change including potential solutions. He will also speak about surprising contributions from the investment community.
Jim Hines: Chair, Los Padres Chapter, Sierra Club. Mr. Hines will cover three topics: What are the impacts of climate change on our natural world, including Ventura County? How will current congressional legislation impact federal lands, waters, and protected wildlife in Ventura County? What can individual citizens do to protect the environment against what they see as damaging legislation?
A question and answer period will follow the formal presentations.
Free campus parking – West Lot. Enter from Loma Vista Road and Central Campus Drive. Look for signs to guide you
The Applied Science Center is in the lower right hand corner of the College map (find “ASC” and you’ve got it).