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Climate Change 101 Continuing Adult Education Class
This class costs $19 to attend for Age 60+ $17. You must sign up at https://www.stlcc.edu/programs-academics/continuing-education/personal-enrichment/nature.aspx. In this class, Brian Ettling will be covering: What is climate change? How are rising temperatures impacting the ecosystems, forests, oceans and even the St. Louis area? What is the biggest concern from scientists? What are the best solutions? Why do Americans disagree so strongly about this issue? Join park ranger Brian Ettling as he shares the basic science, shows the unusual suspects that accept the science, and debunks many of the myths. Learn how to effectively educate others on the topic using humor and optimism to inspire them to take action. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program.

St. Louis Community College-Meramec

11333 Big Bend Road · St. Louis, MO

What we're about

Sharing, discussion and networking about what is likely humankind's greatest challenge - mitigating and adapting to a changing climate.

This meetup will consist of two meeting formats. The "Regular" meetup is a monthly presentation and group discussion on a specific climate change related topic. Other meetups will be scheduled as climate change related events or presentations come up in the local community.

This group is focused on education, not advocacy, but we do encourage our members to support any of the following advocacy organizations - many of which are run by Climate Reality-STL members:

Climate Advocates: (http://climateadvocates.net/) Corinne McAfee 314-753-3116, corinnemcafee@mac.com

Citizen Climate Lobby: (http://citizensclimatelobby.org/) Carol Braford (o)314-753-3374 braford@sbcglobal.net

Sierra Club Beyond Coal: (http://www.facebook.com/MOBeyondCoal) Sara Edgar (o)314-644-0890, (c)314-497-8757, sara.edgar@sierraclub.org

OFA: (http://www.barackobama.com/#get-the-latest) Ken Denson (o)314-805-9753, ken.denson@savvis.com

Missouri Coalition for the Environment: (http://moenviron.org/) Heather Navarro (o)314-727-0600, hnavarro@moenviron.org

350.org (http://350.org/): Juli Viel

'We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history there is such a thing as being too late.

We may cry out desperately for time to pause in her passage but time is deaf to every plea and rushes on. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words: Too late."

Martin Luther King, 1968

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