The United Nations Association of the Coachella Valley (UNACV) continues its series of speaker activities addressing challenges that transcend boundaries and have a profound effect on all folks.
The next party attributes panelist Tanja Srebotnjak, who will current a world-wide weather crisis overview, examine how the Biden Administration has re-joined the UN Paris Settlement and give insights with Patrick Evans on how that affects Californians through its struggles with drought, wildfires and a lot more.
Sign up for the UNACV in coordination with the Pomona Valley UNA Chapter for Going Ahead in 2021, on June 29 at 4 p.m. PT for “Climate Crisis: Global and Community Perspectives” followed by a Q&A session.
“This seminar could not be more timely, as we are in the midst of an extreme warmth wave, and drinking water concentrations are diminishing at a unsafe rate as a outcome of climate improve,” reported Bertil Lindblad, president of the United Nations Coachella Valley Chapter. “We are delighted to have Tanja Srebotnjak, renowned climate expert, and regional meteorologist Patrick Evans share facts and go over the urgent motion required globally and domestically.”
Srebotnjak is at the moment the director of the Zilkha Middle for Environmental Initiatives at Williams College or university. She accomplished her Ph.D. in environmental figures and plan at the Yale School of the Natural environment in 2007 and has due to the fact been operating on environmental, sustainability and human wellness troubles in a assortment of settings and contexts.
Most not long ago she was the inaugural director of the Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Style at Harvey Mudd University and the Environmental Citizenship system at the Nueva Faculty in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her get the job done at Nueva concerned core curriculum style and design in environmental citizenship and obtaining the school’s first-at any time recognition as a 2021 Inexperienced Ribbon School by the federal Section of Schooling. At Williams Higher education she is immersed in producing and applying transformative local weather motion and sustainability tactics, advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the sustainability discipline, and building meaningful alternatives for students to discover about sustainability and become effective alter makers.
Evans, who has a degree in environmental science and studies with the Virginia State Climatology Business office, is the early morning and noon meteorologist at KESQ News Channel 3, and host of “Eye on the Desert” in Palm Springs. He also hosts an afternoon travel on CV 104.3 FM from 2-7 p.m.
In August 2002, Evans moved to the Palm Springs area to support start the new Coachella Valley CBS affiliate, wherever he served as the main meteorologist for virtually 17 many years. Following the merger with KESQ News Channel 3, he can now be noticed at 5 and 6 a.m., midday and 12:45 p.m. web hosting “Eye on the Desert.” He lately earned an Emmy Award for his work and is receiver No. 366 on the Palm Springs Stroll of Stars.
A longtime devotee of Frank Sinatra, Evans can normally be noticed crooning with nearby musicians. Every single afternoon at 4 p.m., Evans options “Frank at 4” on CV 104.3, a every day dose of the Chairman of the Board along with a minimal historical past about the guy and his audio.
Jeff Hocker, United Nations Association Coachella Valley communications chair, executive producer of Hocker Productions and a speak exhibit host on IHUB Radio, will reasonable this panel discussion.
To sign up for the Zoom function “Climate Disaster: World-wide and Neighborhood Views,” e mail Jeff Hocker at [email protected].
Following the presentation, keep tuned for a 30-moment Q&A session.
About UNA Coachella Valley
The United Nations Affiliation Coachella Valley is 1 of 200 regional chapters of UNA-United states of america. The organization’s mission is to bring awareness and advocacy to concerns that are each worldwide in character and regional challenges that effects area communities in the course of the United States. Neighborhood UNAs convey focus to troubles these types of as environmental justice, HIV/AIDS, social justice, foods security and defending and growing the legal rights of our indigenous men and women, to title just a several.
For far more info and to turn out to be a member, go to unausa.org/chapter/coachella-valley.