On January 18, 2017, NPR reported that last year is the hottest on record. Perhaps more alarming is the news that 2016 is the third consecutive year to break this record.
To translate what this means to global climate change, and how that affects the world’s population, David Easterling, chief of the Scientific Services Division of the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information, will deliver a presentation on “A Scientific View of Climate Change.”
Approximately three-quarters of a century ago, it was inconceivable for anyone to think that Germany was not well within its legal right to tell the League of Nations, as Joseph Goebbels did in 1933, that it can “deal as we see fit” with our “opponents,” and in particular, “our Jews.” Inconceivable, because the twin concepts […]
Are you brave enough to tell a joke? On a TV show under an authoritarian regime? Bassem Youssef, “The Jon Stewart of Egypt” was, and Sara Taksler tells the fascinating story of this heart surgeon turned comedian in her film, Tickling Giants. Taksler will show the film and discuss it with the audience.