Rachel Carson Forum 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 3:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Lecture Hall 1

“Water Equity in the Anthropocene”

3 – 6 pm

  • Live music and art presentations on Red Square and near the Lecture Halls
  • Tabling fair for clubs and local orgs
  • Come and tie-dye a t-shirt!

6 – 9:30 pm

Short lectures & round-table discussion on issues of Water Equity:

  • European Fisheries Commissioner Ernesto Penas Lado will speak on fisheries’ response to climate change and a changing political climate.
  • Anna Bachmann of Water Keepers Iraq will speak about water equity issues in that region.
  • Andy Haub, primary author of the City of Olympia’s handbook on climate change, will talk about how Olympia is preparing for sea-level rise.

Open discussion around water issues to follow.

Sponsored By: MESA

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