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Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future

February 11 @ 8:15 pm - 9:30 pm

Free

Elizabeth Kolbert — Award-winning author and journalist

Dal Grauer Memorial Lecture

Ms. Kolbert is an observer and commentator on the crisis faced by humans in the Anthropocene for The New Yorker magazine. She is best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History (2014) and Under a White Sky(2021) is her latest book. Ms. Kolbert’s series on global warming, “The Climate of Man,” (The New Yorker, 2005) won the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s magazine award. She is the recipient of many distinguished awards including the National Academy of Sciences Communication Award (2006) and a Heinz Award (2010). She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2021. Ms. Kolbert’s articles have also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, and Mother Jones, and have been anthologized in The Best American Science and Nature Writing and The Best American Political Writing.

Details

Date:
February 11
Time:
8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Venue
P. A. Woodward Instructional Resources Centre (Woodward IRC)
Event Information
https://globalreportingcentre.org/vancouver-institute-events/under-a-white-sky-the-nature-of-the-future/
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The Vancouver Institute
Phone:
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Email:
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