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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Climate change lecture tomorrow (Sept. 4) at Blair School

From Susan Shann with New Vision:

A public lecture entitled “Global Warming—What do we know and what should we do?” will be given by Distinguished Professor Emeritus Richard Somerville of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 5 p.m. in Ingram Hall, located in the Blair School of Music on Vanderbilt University's campus.

Professor Somerville is a coordinating lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. Dr. Somerville is an award-winning author and an acclaimed public speaker on global climate change. His research career has spanned half a century.

This is the inaugural lecture in a new series which addresses the general theme of science in the service of society. This lecture is sponsored by the Physics and Astronomy Department along with the Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory and the Vanderbilt Law School. The series was established to honor the Vanderbilt alumni and faculty who have been awarded the Nobel Prize.
Free parking is available across from Ingram Hall in the South Garage located at the corner of 24th Avenue South and Children’s Way. Seating is limited. For more information call (615) 322-2828.

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