Monterey Park, Calif. – November 9, 2015 – Climate Reality presenter Robert Haw will talk about Global Warming on Sunday, November 15 at the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library at 2 pm in the Friends Room. Haw will explore why nearly two-thirds of the United States is currently suffering from drought and other effects of global warming on extreme weather occurrences, the science of why it happens along with a discussion about solutions to climate change.
Robert Haw founded JPL’s Climate Change Symposium in 2008. In 2012 he co-founded the Pasadena Foothills chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby, an organization devoted to passing revenue-neutral carbon pricing legislation nation-wide. He is also a Climate Reality presenter and has spoken frequently in the Foothill communities about the urgency of addressing the climate crisis. A physicist by training and a graduate of Stanford University, Robert Haw has been employed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory for 25 years as a navigation engineer on exploration missions across the solar system from Mercury to Pluto. He’s currently working on SMAP, an Earth-orbiting spacecraft designed to monitor global soil moisture levels.
For more information about the program call 626-307-1368 and follow us on Twitter @MontereyParkLib The Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is the city’s public library located at 318 S. Ramona Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754. Library hours are Sundays 1-5 p.m.; Mondays and Tuesdays 12-9 p.m; Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more City of Monterey Park news and information visit the city website at www.MontereyPark.ca.gov.
Cindy Costales, Senior Librarian Adult and Teen Services