In honor of Earth Day 2014, faculty members from Oakton Community College, in coordination with North Shore Organizing for Action (NSOFA), will present "An Inconvenient Truth 2.0 Our Earth at its Tipping Point: It's Still Not Too Late". This is an updated version of former Vice President Al Gore's award-winning film," An Inconvenient Truth". The free event will take place on Wednesday, April 23, (The day after Earth Day.), from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Room 1608, in Des Plaines. Presenters David Nadolski, MFA, and Paul Gulezian, Ph.D., will explain global climate change and the importance of action before it's too late.
Presenter David Nadolski, MFA, Adjunct Professor of Speech at Oakton Community College, recently was trained by former Vice President Al Gore to present an updated version of the movie. His fellow presenter, Paul Gulezian, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Biology at Oakton Community College, where he teaches environmental science, biology, and a biology/chemistry undergraduate research course. He has a Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Illinois.
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Organizing for Action is dedicated to advancing President Obama's plans to combat climate change such as placing the first-ever EPA limits on how much carbon pollution U.S. power plants can create, doubling the production of clean energy in the U.S. by 2020, leading the international community to address global climate change, and preparing the U.S. for the impacts of climate change.
Organizing for Action (OFA) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to advancing the policies that the American people voted for in 2012. In just eleven months, more than 4 million volunteers have taken action through Organizing for Action. As a grassroots funded social advocacy group, OFA is working to advance policies like job creation, strengthening the middle class, gun violence prevention, comprehensive immigration reform and measures combating climate change that a majority of the American people support. More information at www.barackobama.com.
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