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Raymond Pierrehumbert on "Global Climate Change" March 29 at LSTC

Posted Feb 27, 2007

Leading University of Chicago geophysicist Raymond Pierrehumbert will speak on "Global Climate Change: What is Happening and What We Can Do About It," in the 2007 Religion and Ecology Lecture at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago on Thursday, March 29, 2007 from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Common Room (350). The lecture is free and open to the public.

Dr. Pierrehumbert, Louis Block Professor in Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago, was lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Third Assessment Report. He works on climate change locally as a member of Mayor Daly's Task Force on Climate Change, and he writes the award-winning RealClimate.org climate science blog. His research explores how climates work as systems, and it involves comparative analyses of Earth's climate and the climates of other planets in our solar system.

For more information about the lecture, contact Professor David Rhoads at the Lutheran School of Theology, drhoads@lstc.edu or 773-256-0774.

The lecture is jointly sponsored by the Lutheran School of Theology, McCormick Theological Seminary, Zygon Center for Religion and Science, and the Religion and Environment Initiative at the University of Chicago.

Contact:

Dr. David Rhoads
Professor of New Testament
773-256-0774
drhoads@lstc.edu

Jan Boden
Director of Communications
773-256-0744
jboden@lstc.edu

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago forms visionary leaders to bear witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. Its approximately 290 students come from all parts of the United States and from around the world to study in the masters level and advanced studies programs. Graduates become pastors, other church leaders, and university and seminary professors. LSTC is a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and a member of the Association of Chicago Theological Schools, allowing students to cross-register among the 12 member seminaries and drawing on a wealth of ecumenical resources. LSTC enjoys a number of cooperative arrangements with the University of Chicago.

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