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West Michigan Environmental Action Council

CONTACT:   Tom Leonard
        Executive Director - WMEAC
        (616) 451-3051

EVENT: FIRST FRIDAY Speaker on the Environment
Please note First Friday is actually Second Friday this month!
SPEAKER: Karel Rogers, Professor and Chair, Biology Department, 
  Grand Valley State University

SPONSOR: West Michigan Environmental Action Council

DATE:  Friday April 9, 1999

PLACE: St. Marks Church
  134 N. Division
  Grand Rapids, MI

TIME:   Noon to 1:30 pm

COST:  Lunch $7.00 for members and $8.00 for non-members  
  Free to those wishing to bring their own lunch

TOPIC:   "Climate Change: Politics, Policies, and Economic Potential"  

The United States is the largest carbon-emitter in the world and yet is the
most reticent of the developed nations to enter into the  binding carbon-
emissions Kyoto Treaty.  The main reason is a pseudo-scientific debate in the
US media about the validity of the science of climate change coupled with
authoritative predictions of economic disaster resulting from potential
policies.  Dr. Rogers will discuss this misinformation and what it means to
you.

RSVP: By  Wednesday, April 7 to reserve your spot by phone of email! 
West Michigan Environmental Action Council
(616) 451-3051, wmeacjenny@aol.com

WMEAC's "FIRST FRIDAY" is a monthly luncheon with speakers and presentations
on environmental , outdoor and related topics.  It is open to the general
public.
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