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Extension offers climate change discussion
January 11, 2008

EVERETT – Americans concerned about climate change can participate in a national discussion of potential solutions that also can revitalize our communities and economies.

 

WSU Pullman’s Focus The Nation event is Thursday, Jan 31 at Todd Atrium and Todd 268. For the schedule, see the web site at http://csanr.ws

 

WSU Snohomish County Extension is offering the public the opportunity to participate in a live interactive web cast that is part of a national teach-in on climate change solutions.

 

Called “The 2% Solution,” the web cast will be presented on Wednesday, Jan. 30, starting at 5 … » More …

Climate change: Fact or fiction?
January 8, 2008

George H. Mount, Ph.D., professor of civil and environmental engineering and director for the Center for Environme
ntal Research, Education and Outreach, is this month’s featured speaker during the Third Friday Seminar Series.

 

Mount will speak Friday, Jan. 18 from 3 to 4 p.m in room 147 of the Academic Center on the Riverpoint Campus.Refreshments hosted by the Office of Research will be served following the presentation.

 

Dr. Mount’s presentation will discuss the implications of climate change and the evidence for climate change as well as attributing causes.

Researcher, author looks at change
March 16, 2007

Global warming is a hot topic of late, but to anthropology professor John Bodley, it’s been hot for years.“I’ve been talking about global warming since the 1970s,” he said. “I started looking at how culture and global society create and affect global problems like poverty and global warming.”As a cultural anthropologist, Bodley examines human survival, the process of growth and change in societies and the distribution of wealth and power. While much of his work centers around field research on indigenous cultures, Bodley’s recent area of interest is the social and ecological sustainability of the Pacific Northwest.He began by examining the relationship between the size … » More …