Focus the Nation

1/28/2008

Suffolk University will host morning and evening events as part of “Focus the Nation,” Stabilizing the Climate in the 21st Century, on Thursday, January 31, 2008.  An unprecedented educational initiative on global warming solutions for America, “Focus the Nation” will take place at more than 1,000 universities and colleges and in all 50 states. The goal is to raise awareness about global warming and inspire people to take action to make a positive difference.

Morning Program
8:30 -11a.m. 
Sargent Hall, Function Room, first floor
120 Tremont St., Boston

Bill McKibben, a global warming expert and best-selling author of The End of Nature,
will deliver the keynote address.
Additional presenters include:
• Martha Richmond, director of Suffolk University’s Environmental Studies and Environmental Science programs
• David Delcourt, co-founder, Make Me Sustainable, which uses online social networking to promote environmental action
• Jeffrey Glassman, founder and director of Rainforest Maker

Evening Program
8-9 p.m. 
C. Walsh Theatre
55 Temple St., Boston

Performances by the Suffolk University Ramifications a cappella group and the Seriously Bent Improv Comedy Troupe.

The events, which are sponsored by Suffolk University’s Facilities Planning & Management office and the Sustainability and Recycling Task Forces, are free and open to the public.  For more information: recycle@suffolk.edu.

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