Livestream Second Saturday Conversation: The Power of Our Fork

This program will be an online livestream lecture. Click on “find out more” below for information on how to access the free program.

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.

Livestream Lecture: Survival by Degrees – 389 Bird Species on the Brink

A recent report found that two-thirds of North American bird species are at risk from climate change range shifts and other threats. The good news is that the science also shows that, if we take action now, we can help improve the changes for the majority of species at risk. Join Dr. Brooke Bateman, Senior Scientist at the Audubon Society, to learn about the science behind the findings and the impact on birds in our Kansas City community.

Leona Woods

Leona Woods, later known as Leona Woods Marshall and then as Leona Woods Marshall Libby, an American physicist, was born Aug. 9, 1919.  Woods was at the University of Chicago in 1942, working on her PhD in physics, when, by her son’s account, she ran across...

Deconstructing Global Warming

Dr. Richard S. Lindzen is the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests include the broad topics of climate, planetary waves, monsoon meteorology, planetary atmospheres, and hydrodynamic instability....

Climate Change Symposium Welcome and Introductions

On October 16, 2009, leading experts from around the country participated in a public symposium at the Linda Hall Library to explore the fundamental, and often ambiguous, issues of climate change. From basic climate science to the assessment of global warming...