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Redding has some great programs on the environment coming up on October 28-29, 2015.
On Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, Shasta College Science, Language Arts, & Math Division and the Sustainability Committee presents Climate Change: The Fate of the Earth is in Our Hands. The presentation will include lectures, panelists, and videos with 3 renowned scientists including Dr. James Hansen.  The program will be at 7 pm in Room 806 at Shasta College main campus.
Then on Thursday, Oct 29, 2015, the Earth Water Climate group will present a talk by Abel Valldivia, ocean scientist from the Center for Biological Diversity.  He will give an interactive and broad presentation on Climate and Ocean Acidification.  This program will be at 5:30 pm at the Redding Library, 1100 Parkview Ave., Redding CA.

There will be three TED Talks and video with renowned research scientists for the October 28th event .

  • Dr. James Hansen – Climate Scientist, former Director, Goddard Institute for Space Studies
  • Dr. Katherine Kayhoe – Climate Scientist, Director, Climate Center at Texas Tech University
  • Dr. Richard Alley – Department of Geosciences, Penn State and winner of the 2011 Heinz Award for his work on Abrupt Climate Change.
Panel speakers are:
  • Doug Bennett – host and producer of KKRN community radio show Unspun: An Experiment in Truth-Telling and former Chair of Citizens for Responsible Government.
  • Randy Reed – Earth Science Faculty, Chair of the Shasta College Sustainability Committee, oceanographer, and research scientist.
  • Peggy Rebol – Director of Ministry, First United Methodist Church. She is the coordinator of the annual Whole Earth and Watershed Festival in Redding.
  • Jim Collins – Eco-Psychologist, local therapist, writer, organic farmer, and a strong advocate of “right relationship” among all living systems as integral to human well-being.
  • Randy Compton – life-long resident of Shasta County. Parents and both grandparents worked in logging industry. Randy Compton also worked in the logging industry for 8 years, and then he became an environmental activist.
  • Doug Craig – Clinical Psychologist and author of the Climate of Change blog and the Free Therapy blog.