New Meetup: Cafe Scientifique - Top Ten Things You Should Know About Climate Change

From: Scott
Sent on: Friday, July 24, 2009 10:39 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for nature lovers' meetup!

What: Cafe Scientifique - Top Ten Things You Should Know About Climate Change

When: August 4,[masked]:45 PM

Where:
Front Page - Arlington
4201 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22203
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Casual atmosphere. Food and drink. Old and new friends. Lectures by experts in their respective fields.

Learn about a different topic each month at Cafe Scientifique. This month's talk is titled: Top Ten Things You Should Know About Climate Change. Talk begins at 6:15 but arrive early for dinner and conversation.

Conveniently located near Ballston Metro (orange line in Arlington).

Besides signing up w/ Nature Lovers Meetup, you must register below:
http://www.arlingtonvirginiausa.com/registration_forms/event_detail_web2lead.cfm?event_ID=4645


The details from the website -
WHAT: Top Ten Things You Should Know About Climate Change

WHEN: Tuesday, August 4, 5:30-8:00 p.m.; program begins at 6:15 p.m.
(Note: I don't plan on arriving until 5:45)

WHERE: The Front Page Restaurant, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA,
Located near Ballston Metro on the ground floor of the NSF building. Parking is available under the NSF building or at Ballston Common Mall.

WHO: Keith Dixon, Research Meteorologist and Climate Modeler, NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Joe Witte, Meteorologist, Newschannel 8

HOW: Special 1/2 price burgers start at 5:30 PM. Please come early to order table service and socialize. Short presentation begins at 6:15 PM. followed by Q&A.

No science background required?only an interest! Caf? Scientifique is free and open to the public.

ABOUT THE TOPIC: In the coming decades, scientists expect climate change to have an increasing impact on human and natural systems. In a warmer world, accessibility to food, water, raw materials, and energy are likely to change. Climate change will also affect our weather, human health, biodiversity, economic stability, and national security. Come learn the top ten things you should know to know about climate change.

SUPPORT THIS CAF?: The Ballston Science and Technology Alliance, a nonprofit organization, is the sponsor of Caf? Scientifique Arlington. Since April 2006, the goal of Caf? Scientifique has been to make science more accessible and accountable by featuring speakers whose expertise spans the sciences and who can talk in plain English. Caf? is held each month on first Tuesdays at the Front Page in Arlington. Please go to www.arlingtonvirginiausa.com/bsta and contribute. Help keep Caf? open and free to all!

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/nature-lovers/calendar/10948756/

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