Solving Global Warming Locally

November 16, 2006

Dr. J. R. DeShazo will discuss local approaches to solving global warming at Mary Baldwin University at 7:30 p.m., November 28 in Francis Auditorium.

J. R. DeShazo is an associate professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of California at Los Angeles. He earned his BA from College of William and Mary, his master of science from Oxford University where he was also a Rhodes Scholar, and his PhD from Harvard University. Trained as an economist, his research focuses on an array of areas concerning environmental and health policy. He was a faculty associate at the Harvard Institute for International Development and is currently director of the Lewis Center for Regional Studies at UCLA. He has advised the US Environmental Protection Agency, the National Science Foundation, the World Bank, United Nations, and other international organizations.

The Mary Baldwin University departments of Economics, Communication, Political Science, Sociology, Religion and Philosophy, and the student group T.E.A.R. (Together for the Earth and Animal Rights) are the sponsors of this event.

The event will be at 7:30 p.m. on November 28 in Mary Baldwin University’s Francis Auditorium at the corner of Coalter and Frederick Streets, Staunton. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (540) 887-7009.