Solar Geoengineering: Innovative Technologies to Offset Climate Change

Presented in partnership with William Jewell College.

Solar geoengineering expert Dr. David Keith from Harvard University, in conversation with William Jewell College professors Dr. Will Lindquist and Dr. Rose Reynolds, to explore the possibilities, challenges, and uncertainties of developing technologies to cool the Earth by reflecting solar radiation back to space.

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...