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Bentley School's 2nd Annual Science Thought Leaders Night

Bentley School will welcome an interdisciplinary panel of esteemed experts who will discuss the topic of climate change on February 25, 2014.



On Tuesday, February 25 at 7:00 PM, Bentley School will host its 2nd Annual Science Thought Leaders Night at the Upper School in Lafayette, CA. Bentley School will welcome an interdisciplinary panel of esteemed experts who will discuss the topic of climate change. The panel discussion will focus on the latest climate change science: how climate change, if left unchecked, is projected to impact humans worldwide, and the role that science, policy, economics and technology all can play in curbing the increase of greenhouse gas emissions, which are believed to be responsible for our warming planet. 

The panel will be discussing questions posed by Bentley students and faculty. There will be a 30 minute closing session during which the audience may ask additional questions to the panelists.

The panelists include:

  • Dr. William Collins, Senior Scientist, Head of the Climate Sciences Department, and Director of the Center for Integrative Modeling of the Earth System (CLIMES), at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
  • Dr. Sally Benson, Director of the Global Climate and Energy Project at Stanford University
  • Dr. Andrew Guzman, Professor of Law at UC Berkeley and author of Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change
  • Virginia Teige, Doctoral student at UC Berkeley and researcher for the Berkeley Atmospheric CO2 Observation Network (BEACON)

The event will take place at Bentley Upper School’s Student Performing Arts Center (SPAC), 7:00 - 9:00PM. The event is open to the public. To join us, please register for the event at http://www.bentley-sciencenight.eventbrite.com. Seats are limited. First come, first served.

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