Texas Tech University

WHAT: “Science by the Glass,” an informal discussion on climate change with Katharine Hayhoe, an assistant professor of political science at Texas Tech University and the director of the Climate Science Center.

WHEN: 5 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 9)

WHERE: The Lantern Tavern, 3502 Slide Road, Lubbock

EVENT: Katharine Hayhoeis one of the world's leading experts on climate science and climate change. The discussion, entitled “Science by the Glass,” will focus on why climate change remains such a divisive issue in the United States.

Wednesday's topic will feature John Zak, co-director of the Climate Science Center and a professor and associate dean of research in the College of Arts and Sciences, who will lead a discussion titled “How to Damage a National Park Without Really Trying: The Tale of Big Bend.

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

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CONTACT:Emily Powell, communication and outreach coordinator, Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-7673 or emily.j.powell@ttu.edu.