Mar 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sunday Assembly presents:
Change in the Arctic:
What Does It Mean for Planet Earth?

San Diego, CA - March 17, 2014 -- What is happening in the land of the midnight sun? To inhabitants of the Arctic, images of polar bears stranded on shrinking ice, thin ice breaking beneath sled dogs’ feet, roads buckling from melted permafrost, and houses slipping into the sea are no longer news. The Arctic is changing fast. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change projects ice-free conditions by mid century.

Professor Pat Abbott will speak on the subject of change in the Arctic and what it means for Planet Earth on March 23, at the Balboa Park Club. The event is free and includes a live musical performance by singer/songwriter BJ Jezbera. Everyone is welcome, and childcare will be provided.

March 23, 2014
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Balboa Park Club
2144 Pan American Road West
San Diego, CA 92101

About the Speaker:
Patrick L. Abbott earned a Ph.D. in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin, and is a long-standing professor of geology at SDSU. He is author of numerous books, including Natural Disasters (McGraw-Hill), and The Rise and Fall of San Diego (Sunbelt Press).

About the Musician:
BJ Jezbera is a singer/songwriter from Chula Vista with an edgy take on acoustic music. His album, “Go Folk Yourself” is available on iTunes.

About Sunday Assembly:
Sunday Assembly is a godless congregation that celebrates life. The group started in the UK and is a “global movement of wonder and good” with Assemblies throughout the UK, North America, and Australia. This event is the third hosted by the local Sunday Assembly in San Diego.

Contact: Claire Condra

Phone: 619 469-0851

Email: pr@sundayassemblysandiego.org

Website: http://www.sundayassemblysandiego.org/ ; http://sundayassembly.com/



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