Texas Tech University

Climate Center Kicks Off First 'Science By the Glass' Discussion Series of 2019

Sarah Karda

February 8, 2019

Katharine Hayhoe will speak on the topic “Talking Climate in West Texas.”

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WHAT: The Texas Tech University Climate Center will host the first 'Science By the Glass,' lecture of the year, "Talking Climate in West Texas." Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist and professor in the Texas Tech Department of Political Science will speak.

WHEN: 5 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 12), discussion begins at 6 p.m.

WHERE: Local Bar and Grill, 2420 Broadway

EVENT: 'Science By the Glass' is an informal discussion series hosted by the Climate Center. The series brings together members of the community, Texas Tech faculty and students to discuss topics in the fields of science, climate and society.

Hayhoe is a published researcher of more than 125 peer-reviewed abstracts and publications. She has served as lead author on key reports for the U.S. Global Change Research Program and the National Academy of Sciences. Hayhoe also has been recognized as one of the top 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine in 2014.

Arrive early for food and drinks from 5-6 p.m. Hayhoe will begin speaking at 6 p.m. Parking will be available across the street from Local Bar and Grill.

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

CONTACT: Valerie Gardner, intern, Climate Center, Undergraduate Admissions, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-1480 or valerie.gardner@ttu.edu