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24 Hours of Climate Reality : The Dirty Weather Report

Dirty fossil fuels have created a world of Dirty Weather. Together we can stop the climate crisis. Join us for the global 24-hour live broadcast event when the world stands up for reality.

Date: Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Time: 12:00 am

Duration: 8 hours

Location: Buchman Pavilion

Contact: Dr. Steven Leibo | 518-244-2330 | leibos@sage.edu

For more information, visit: http://www.sage.edu/climaterealityproject/.

2nd Annual Sage 24 Hours of Climate Reality

24 Hours of Climate RealityThe Dirty Weather Report

Dirty fossil fuels have created a world of Dirty Weather. Together we can stop the climate crisis. Join us for the global 24-hour live broadcast event when the world stands up for reality.

November 14 & 15
8pm - 8pm
Buchman Pavilion, Troy campus
Films | Activities | Snacks

Free and Open to the Public

 

November 14

  • 8:00-9:00pm : Opening
  • 9:00-10:30pm : Climate change lecture by Brian Thomas
  • 11:00pm : End of day one

November 15

  • 7:00-8:30am : The national broadcast of the 24 hours program will feature a discussion of climate change and China featuring Dr. Steven Leibo.
  • 8:30-9:00am : "Taking a Look at some Models" with Professor Deborah A. Lawrence
  • 9:00-10:30am : Climate Refugees.  This film is about what happens when an over populated world with lack of resources and a changing climate all collide with each other. An intersection of humanity that many are calling the greatest challenge mankind will ever face. If an "Inconvenient Truth" was about what causes climate change, this film is about what are the effects of climate change on our civilization.
  • 10:30-12:00am : Earth 2100.  Some scientists warn that the environmental degradations seen in the early 21st century will only worsen to the point that, by the year 2100, modern civilization will collapse and humanity will be plunged into a subsistence-level feudalism similar to that of the Dark Ages. Hosted by journalist Bob Woodruff, this documentary special from ABC News imagines what that cataclysmic world would look like through graphic-novel-style animation and interviews with renowned scientists and experts such as White House science advisor John Holdren and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman.
  • 12:00am-1:30pm : An Inconvenient Truth.  Director Davis Guggenheim eloquently weaves the science of global warming with Mr. Gore's personal history and lifelong commitment to reversing the effects of global climate change.  A longtime advocate for the environment, Gore presents a wide array of facts and information in a thoughtful and compelling way.  "Al Gore strips his presentations of politics, laying out the facts for the audience to draw their own conclusions in a charming, funny and engaging style, and by the end has everyone on the edge of their seats, gripped by his haunting message," said Guggenheim.  An Inconvenient Truth is not a story of despair but rather a rallying cry to protect the one earth we all share.  "It is now clear that we face a deepening global climate crisis that requires us to act boldly, quickly, and wisely," said Gore.
  • 1:30-3:00pm : The Next Frontier:  Engineering the Golden Age of Green.  While fossil fuels foul the planet and greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, this one-hour documentary moves beyond arguing about whether or not climate change is real. Instead, it explores solutions. As host (Good Morning America's Tech Reporter) Becky Worley frames it, "If your house is burning, you don't argue about who started it or whether to call it a blaze or an inferno. You put out the fire!"
  • 3:00-4:00pm : A discussion of climate change and public health with Prof. James Brennan.
  • 4:00-7:00pm : A presentation by Transitions of Troy. 
  • 7:00-8:00pm : Closing

The national broadcast of 24 Hours of Climate Reality, The Dirty Weather Report from New York City will be running throughout the entire program.