Climate change is a politically contentious issue, but consensus among international atmospheric scientists is broad and deep. In fact, few people realize that the scientific evidence in support of the connection between greenhouse gas emissions largely from human activities and climate change are overwhelming. Many fail to understand what climate change is, and how global warming can result in massive, costly, and socially devastating changes in climate and how it is affecting us. Join Dr.Dan Chiras in this riveting session, where he’ll examine the scientific evidence so attendees truly understand answers to two key questions: (1) Are global warming and climate change occurring? (2) Are they the result of natural changes or human activities? Dan will also explore the social and economic implications for individuals, businesses, and governments and the challenges of creating a renewable energy economy.
In this program, Dan will explore the following questions:
Who should attend
Dan Chiras is director of and lead instructor at The Evergreen Institute’s Center for Renewable Energy and Green Building in east central Missouri where he teaches numerous workshops on residential renewable energy, including fundamentals of solar electricity and PV site assessment, design, and installation. Dr. ... More info