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Livestream Second Saturday Conversation: The Power of Our Fork
May 9, 2020, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We’ve known for decades that burning fossil fuels is a significant contributor to climate change, but what about the agriculture sector? Can our food choices also help stop climate change? Come learn what the data says about agriculture’s impact on the planet, and what you can do about it.
Sarina Farb is a Kansas City-based science teacher and sustainable living advocate. After conducting her own molecular biology research in high school and winning numerous awards for it, including the Linda Hall Library Shipman Award and a spot in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Sarina became hooked on science. She attended Grinnell college where she earned degrees in biochemistry and policy studies. While at Grinnell she also became involved in environmental education and the intersection of science, policy, and ethics. Today Sarina teaches chemistry and AP Environmental Science at St. Teresa’s Academy and writes, speaks, and creates educational YouTube videos in her free time.
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This free, online livestream Second Saturday Conversation will take place on May 9 at 11:00 AM CDT via Zoom. To help us better serve our audiences, we have included some demographic questions in the registration form. Your response to these questions is voluntary but appreciated. Thank you!Click here to register
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The lecture will live stream on the Library’s Facebook page.
Further reading at the Linda Hall Library
- Bourne, Joel K. The end of plenty : the race to feed a crowded world. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2015.
- Jackson, Wes (LHL lecture Speaker) We can solve the oldest environmental problem. LHL lecture video, 2010.
- Little, Amanda The fate of food : what we’ll eat in a bigger, hotter, smarter world . New York : Harmony Books, 2019.
- Morawicki, Rubén O. Handbook of sustainability for the food sciences. Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.