League of Women Voters of Ventura County (LWVVC), a nonpartisan political organization, is joining with Ventura College in sponsoring a public forum on climate change.
The Forum is on Saturday, May 6, from 10:00 am to 12:00 at Ventura College, Applied Science Center Building theater, 4667 Telegraph Rd.
Panelists will include:
- David Lea: Professor of Earth Science in the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at U.C. Santa Barbara. Professor Lea, for whom global climate change is a major research interest, will provide a detailed overview of the nature of climate change and the dangers it poses.
- Sangwon Suh: Professor of Corporate Environmental Management and, Industrial Ecology and Life Cycle Assessment in the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at U.C. Santa Barbara. Professor Suh will address the economic problems posed by climate change, and outline options for dealing with them including some interesting significant contributions from the investment community.
- Jim Hines: Chair, Los Padres Chapter of the Sierra Club. Mr. Hines will focus his remarks on three topics; What are the impacts of climate change on our natural world, including Ventura County? How will current congressional legislation impact federal lands, waters, and protected wildlife in Ventura County? What can individual citizens do to combat legislation they view as damaging?
The LWVVC encourages all those who are interested in learning more about climate change, including its implications for Ventura County, to attend.