Climate Expert to Discuss Global Warming at Haragan Lecture

Tim Flannery talks about human impact on global climate change.

WHO: Tim Flannery

WHAT: 2007 Haragan Lecture featuring climate expert Tim Flannery

WHEN: 7 p.m. Wednesday (March 21), 8:30 p.m. book signing and reception

WHERE: Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall

EVENT: Tim Flannery believes that human activity is drastically altering the earth's climate, and that before too long these changes will have a devastating effect on life on this planet. He wants to mobilize the social and political will to address this problem before it's too late.

That is why Tim Flannery wrote "The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth." In his new book, which debuted on The New York Times best-seller list, Flannery tells the fascinating story of climate change over millions of years to help us understand the predicament we face.

The Haragan Lecture series was initiated in 2002 in honor of President Emeritus, Donald R. Haragan, for his many years of unparalleled, distinguished service to Texas Tech University.

For more information, visit the Center for the Integration of Science Education & Research’s Web site.

CONTACT: Lou Densmore, Professor of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2728, lou.densmore@ttu.edu.