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Contemporary Conversations is a series of talks about cultural and current issues with journalists, authors and other relevant speakers. Sponsored by MCPL and Friends of the Library, Montgomery County.

Next Conversation: Our Impact on Climate Change

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Contemporary Conversations: speaker Elizabeth Kolbert

Elizabeth Kolbert - Our Impact On Climate change

March 5, 2022
7:00 PM
Virtual Event

Staff writer for The New Yorker and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Sixth Extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert, will participate in a moderated conversation about the topic of climate change and how we can make impacts through our habits and decisions. The conversation will be moderated by Adriana Hochberg, Climate Change Officer for Montgomery County and Acting Director for the Department of Environmental Protection.

Kolbert is author of numerous books about the environment (Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future; Field Notes from a Catastrophe) as well as of many articles that had appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, and Mother Jones. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Heinz Award which recognizes individuals who are addressing global change caused by the impact of human activities and natural processes on the environment.

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