Month: November 2015

December Guest Speaker

Retired Navy Rear Admiral David Titley Our guest for the December call is Dr. David Titley, a professor of practice in meteorology at Pennsylvania State University and the founding director of their Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk. He was also NOAA’s chief operating officer from 2012-2013. Before assuming these positions, he was a …

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Presentation to Adrian Dominican Sisters

On November 14, Barbara, John and Ginny gave a presentation about CCL to the Adrian Dominican Sisters, at the Weber Center in Adrian, MI The sisters were very welcoming and receptive to the presentation.  Unexpectedly, there was at least one person in the audience who disputed the premise that climate change is happening.  It made …

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November Meeting Follow-up

Our next meeting is Saturday, December 5, 12:45 – 2:45 pm, First Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 4001 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd.  Starting in January, meetings will be on the second Saturday of the month. Recent op-eds and columns we discussed today: Detroit News op-ed by Lisa Wozniak, director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters. MLive op-ed …

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Michigan Climate March

Please mark your calendars now for the Michigan Climate March! Saturday, December 12, 2015 starting at 2:00 pm in front of the Federal Building (200 E. Liberty) in downtown Ann Arbor Whether or not you have been active with CCL up til now, this is a great opportunity to come out and demonstrate your support …

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November Guest Speaker

Rob Williams from Resources for the Future Our guest for the November call is Rob Williams, Senior Fellow and Director of Academic Programs at Resources for the Future (RFF). He’ll discuss results from two recent papers RFF published that examine the different impacts a revenue-neutral carbon fee would have across U.S. states and across income quintiles if …

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