Climate Science Center to Host "Science by the Glass"

The upcoming event, "Hot Air: Climate Change and the 2016 Election," will include four panelists moderated by Katharine Hayhoe.

WHAT: "Science by the Glass" is an informal discussion series hosted by the Texas Tech University Climate Science Center (CSC). The series is designed to bring members of the community and Texas Tech faculty and students together to discuss topics related to science, climate and society.

The upcoming event, "Hot Air: Climate Change and the 2016 Election," will include four panelists moderated by CSC co-director Katharine Hayhoe. The panelists are CSC contributing member and post-doctoral research scholar Brian Shreck and Department of Political Science faculty members Daniel Epstein, Nathaniel Wright and Robert Forbis.

The discussion is open to the public and admission is free.

WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 11)

WHERE: Fox & Hound Sports Tavern, 4210 82nd St., Ste. 240

WHO: Katharine Hayhoe is one of the world's leading experts on climate science and climate change. She is a co-director of the Climate Science Center and an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science. She is a scientific adviser to the National Center for Atmospheric Research's Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory and serves on several national climate committees and teams.

CONTACT: Breanna Allen, communication and outreach coordinator, Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-3222 or breanna.allen@ttu.edu


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The Climate Science Center (CSC) at Texas Tech University conducts interdisciplinary research to address the interactive effects of climate variability across the full array of landscapes within the South Central U.S. We provide the science, tools, and information to link current conditions with regional climate projections, and examine the real-world decision making and planning that can be used to best anticipate, monitor, and adapt to this projected climate change.

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