When: Friday, April 2, 2010, 6:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)
Where: Irvine Auditorium, McCone Building
499 Pierce St., Monterey, CA 93940
Influential author, educator, and environmentalist Bill McKibben will deliver a lecture and reading from his forthcoming book Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet.
McKibben is the founder of 350.org, an international climate change campaign named for the safe level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, dedicated to uniting the world around solutions to the climate crisis.Â McKibbenâ€™s writing on the climate crisis and other environmental issues includes twelve books and numerous contributions to various magazines including The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, Harperâ€™s, Orion Magazine, Rolling Stone, and Outside.Â McKibben, a scholar-in-residence at Middlebury College, also serves as director of the collegeâ€™s Fellowships in Environmental Journalism.