Climate Change and Energy Decline: Building resilient communities in the SW United States – Guy McPherson – November 5
at Pima Community College downtown, Amethyst Room, 1255 N Stone Ave
Climate Change and Energy Decline:
Building resilient communities
in the southwestern United States
with Guy McPherson
Co-sponsored by Tucson Audubon Society
and Sustainable Tucson
Please note special time and location for this month’s Sustainable Tucson meeting,
When: Monday, November 5, 2012, 7:00 pm
Where: Pima Community College’s downtown campus, Amethyst Room on 1255 N. Stone Ave. Easy parking! Central location! See map
Consider how many of the things that you do in your life have been made simpler by the use of cheap fossil fuels and how our planet has changed as a result. How will increasingly scarce and expensive fossil fuels affect how you live your life? Guy McPherson changed his life completely when he considered this question, reducing his use of non-renewable resources and living a more sustainable existence. He has now moved on to considering the social and economic effects of our changing climate. Guy will sign copies of his memoir, Walking Away from Empire, after his talk.
Guy was one of the “local voices” in 2006 and 2007 during the time when a diverse group of community activists formed Sustainable Tucson. His 2006 article, “Rising gas prices, sporadic shortages are signs of the impending Tucson apocalypse” in the Tucson Weekly and his 2007 article, ”Peak oil scenario paints frightening future for all“ published by the Arizona Daily Star helped educate Tucsonans to begin to respond to the emerging sustainability crisis.
To understand the latest climate change scenarios, read this recent interview with Kevin Anderson, Deputy Director of the UK Tyndall Centre, a major global climate science research center, click here.