Decoding the Weather Machine: Film Screening & Discussion (Online Meeting)

Event Type: Category: Adults
Age Group(s): General Audience
Date: 3/25/2021
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 Join scientists around the world on a quest to better understand the workings of the weather and climate machine we call Earth, and discover how we can be resilient — and even thrive — in the face of enormous change.

Watch the NOVA video Decoding the Weather Machine. Then attend a community discussion to discuss the video and climate change.

Register now to receive an email with further instructions. Connect via video conferencing on the day of the event.

About the Video

Disastrous hurricanes. Widespread droughts and wildfires. Withering heat. Extreme rainfall. It is hard not to conclude that something’s up with the weather, and many scientists agree. It’s the result of the weather machine itself—our climate—changing, becoming hotter and more erratic.

In this two-hour documentary, NOVA will cut through the confusion around climate change. Why do scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, and that human activity is causing it? How and when will it affect us through the weather we experience? And what will it take to bend the trajectory of planetary warming toward more benign outcomes?

About This Event

This event is made possible by a $500 grant awarded to the Westerville Public Library to help engage our community in programs and conversations that address the climate crisis.

Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change is a pilot program of the American Library Association. Learn more.

Location: Zoom (Adult Services)
Contact: Jessica Curtis
Link: Watch Decoding the Weather Machine
Status: Closed

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