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Climate of Confusion: How Climate Change Denial is Still Impacting Classrooms

 

mindaberbecoWe hear in the news about controversies around teaching climate change across the country.  What are these controversies about? Who is leading the charge against teaching climate change?  What are students actually learning?  In this talk, Minda Berbeco from the National Center for Science Education, will talk about the challenges teachers face across the nation covering this topic: from concerns about depressing or disillusioning students, to attempts by school boards to actually keep the information out of public schools.  We'll talk about what is being done to ensure the next generation knows about climate change and how it will effect them for years to come.

 

Afterwards we will go to dinner at King Dong at 2429 Shattuck Ave at Haste.

 

Cost:$6 Renting a room means that we have to charge admission.

 

When: Sunday, July 24th at 1:30

 

Location: Berkeley Arts, 2133 University Avenue, between Shattuck & Oxford

 

BART Access: Two+ blocks from the downtown Berkeley BART Station.

 

Parking: All day parking is available for $7 on the weekend at the lot at Allston & Harold Way, about 3 blocks from the venue.

 

Information: Larry Hicok, Coordinator: 510-222-7580

Ski Grabowski, Treasurer: 510-652-8350

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Albany Hill Cross On the Way Out

 

IMG0150webThe Albany City Council is negotiating with the Lion's Club for removal of this cross from their city park. We will update you on more details when we have more time. Meanwhile thanks to all of you for the support you have given to this campaign.

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