Deschutes Public Library News
Global Warming Course Offered in Sisters
Posted By: Lisa McGean
Date Posted: 7/18/2007
The Deschutes Public Library and the Central Oregon Environmental Center are working together to offer a four-session course on global warming prepared by the Northwest Earth Institute. The courses will be held Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 pm, starting August 2nd and running through August 23rd. All courses will be held at the Sisters Public Library.
The goals of these discussion sessions are to:
1. Learn more about the history and science of global warming.
2. Explore personal values and habits as they relate to climate change.
3. Consider actions to curb global warming.
Northwest Earth Institute, based in Portland, offers innovative programs designed to motivate individuals to better understand sustainability issues, and empower them to take action for positive change. For more information about Northwest Earth Institute go to www.nwei.org.
"Global Warming: Changing Course" is offered free of charge. The course will be limited to 12 participants. To register, please call Lisa McGean at 541/312-1034.