Tag Archives: climate change

The Sixth Extinction

Elizabeth Kolbert, journalist and author of The sixth extinction: An unnatural history, for which she won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction will deliver the last Contemporary Issues Lecture of the year at 7pm on Wed, Apr 20, in … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 15, 2015

Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World by Bill Nye QC903 .N94 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Maybe you are like me. You have read several articles about how serious climate change is. The next logical step in addressing a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 25

Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change by Andrew Guzman QC903 .G895 2013 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Now that summer has arrived [finally], I can’t make it down to the SweetSpot and back without breaking a sweat. So when I … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 12

Global Weirdness: Severe Storms, Deadly Heatwaves, Relentless Drought, Rising Seas, and the Weather of the Future by Climate Central QC903 .G58 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Regardless of the side of the global climate change debate you are on, you … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 27

Fools Rule Inside the Failed Politics of Climate Change by William Marsden QC903 .M37 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor I just spent the last five days driving over a thousand miles around the great states of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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Climate Change Reading List

The May-June 2010 issue of Audubon, magazine of the National Audubon Society, included a list of titles recommended by “some of the leading thinkers and writers on climate change.” So after spring classes are over, you might want to look … Continue reading

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Jean Brennan on climate change 4/20

Jean Brennan, Senior Climate Change Scientist at Defenders of Wildlife, will deliver the Distinguished Scholar Lecture “The Climate Change Challenge: Why Traditional Conservation Approaches Can’t Work” on Tues., Apr. 20, 2010, at 7 pm in Young Auditorium. Dr. Brennan authored … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 9

On Thin Ice: The Changing World of the Polar Bear by Richard Ellis QL737 .C27 E47 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor As the snow comes down and blows around outside, it’s hard not to think of our furry, white … Continue reading

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Earth 2100

Did you see the televised special Earth 2100 last week? I hadn’t planned to watch, but got sucked in. It was an interesting mix of fact, science, and speculation in a fiction wrapper to make it palatable to the general … Continue reading

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Bird migration & climate change

Every spring I love hearing the birds after the long cold winter, but there may be changes coming in the songs I hear. My iGoogle widgets sent me to a ScienceDaily article “Birds’ movements reveal climate change in action.” Data … Continue reading

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