Malibu Library Speaker Series: Malibu Climate Change, Hopes & Fears
The 2016 Malibu Library Speaker Series continues with a panel of national, regional, and local climate change experts discussing climate change and what it means for Malibu. Malibu Climate Change: Hopes & Fears will feature:
Jonathan Parfrey, executive director of Climate Resolve and a former commissioner at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. He is a founder and Vice Chair of CicLAvia, the popular street event, as well as the founder of the Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability and the statewide Alliance of Regional Collaboratives for Climate Adaptation.
Gary Griggs, distinguished professor of earth sciences at UC Santa Cruz and director of the Institute of Marine Sciences. His research is focused on the coastal zone and ranges from coastal evolution and development, through shoreline processes, coastal hazards and coastal engineering, and sea level rise. Recent research projects have focused on the impacts of sea level rise on California's beaches and coastline and coastal policies to reduce the impacts of hazards and sea level rise.
Sarah Myhre, an ocean and climate scientist with expertise in the marine ecological consequences of abrupt climate warming. She is a research associate at the University of Washington's School of Oceanography.
Randy Olsen, a scientist turned filmmaker who is the director of the Shifting Baselines Ocean Media Project. Olsen has a Ph.D. in biology from Harvard University and was a professor of marine biology at the University of New Hampshire before he became a filmmaker. He has since written and directed a number of short films and feature documentaries that address major science issues such as the decline of the world's oceans.
Malibu Climate Change: Hopes & Fears will take place at Malibu City Hall, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu, CA 90265.
RSVPs are required. RSVP now or call 310.456.6438.