The League of Women Voters is a grassroots organization that encourages informed and active engagement in democracy. To this end, its members bring forward issues of public concern that call for study, education, and action at local, state, and national levels. Climate change is one such issue; indeed it has been called an existential threat. In this context, education and action are critical. The Beloit LWV is therefore very excited to present this three-part series.” said series organizer and LWV member, Betsy Brewer.
The first talk, on February 25 at 6:30pm, will be by senior scientist Steve Vavrus, from the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research at UW-Madison. His talk, entitled “Together in Beloit: Dealing with Climate Change Globally to Locally,” will begin by reviewing the history of human-induced climate change, then offering examples of its manifestations and impacts, before suggesting responses at personal and policy levels.
All talks will be presented virtually via the Beloit Public Library’s facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/events/3001684870063820). Each event will also be recorded, with a link made available to viewers to watch the event at their convenience. The talks are free and open to the public; no reservations are required to watch the live-streams.