Join us for a community conversation on climate change and collective response, featuring Felicity Harley, author of The Burning Years and former Executive Director of the World Affairs Council, and Ben Martin, local climate change activist and member of the CT Chapter of 350.org.
6 pm | Reception with light hors d’oeuvres
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm | Discussion
Book sale and signing to follow
Free and convenient parking on site. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP.
Interested in climate action? Suggested reading before the discussion:
The Burning Years, Felicity Harley
The Great Derangement, Amitav Ghosh
Featuring Felicity Harley, former Executive Director of the World Affairs Council of Connecticut and now a full-time contemporary novelist and blogger. She will talk about why she was inspired to write a series of novels on climate change, and how novels can be used to inform and inspire readers worldwide. The first in her series “Until This Last”, The Burning Years, was published by Double Dragon Publishing in February, 2017.
Also featuring Ben Martin, a local climate change activist and member of the Connecticut Chapter of 350.org. Ben will bring the audience up to date on what climate change activists are currently addressing both nationally and locally.