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Seats going fast for next week’s Crucial Conversation on sea-level rise

Sea-level rise 2Be sure to reserve your seat for next Thursday’s N.C. Policy Watch Crucial Conversation with Dr. Robert Young of Western Carolina University – “Getting our heads out of the sand: The facts about sea level rise and the future of the North Carolina coastline.”

Young is a Professor of Geology, an accomplished author and a nationally recognized expert on the future of our developed shorelines. Recent natural disasters like the BP gulf oil spill and Hurricane Sandy have also made him a sought-after media figure and commentator who has appeared on CNN, NPR and several other media outlets.

Event details:

When: Wednesday, November 20, at 12:00 p.m. — Box lunches will be available at 11:45 a.m.

Where: Center for Community Leadership Training Room at the Junior League of Raleigh Building, 711 Hillsborough St. (At the corner of Hillsborough and St. Mary’s streets) Click here for parking info.

Space is limited – pre-registration required.

Click here to register

Questions?? Contact Rob Schofield at 919-861-2065 or rob@ncpolicywatch.com

4 Comments


  1. Alan

    November 15, 2013 at 7:15 am

    I guess Prof Young must be one of those socialist/communist “scientists” that actually believes in the “so-called science of global warming, now called climate change”. How can we possibly take ANYTHING this guy says seriously, he’s even appeared on NPR!

    Geology, cosmotology….same thing…. all nonsense when the earth in only 6000 years old.

  2. Jack

    November 15, 2013 at 8:22 am

    Everyone knows that it’s all part of intelligent design that waters will rise. Remember Noah and the flood? It’s all a plan from god not global warming. This guy at the CC may use facts to prove his point but anyone can use fact to prove something so what’s the point. we need to ignore things so they go away. We need to believe that science, when we disagree with it, is a commie plot to fool people.

    See, it’s so easy it’s stupid.

  3. Jack

    November 15, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    Yeah , he’ll probably use facts to make his point. Commies do that kind of tricky stuff . Why not pass a law in NC so you can’t base state policy about the rise of the sea level along the coast. Oh, wait, that’s already been done.

  4. GOP Rules

    November 15, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    Yeah Jack/Alan/ML,
    I bet he will not bring up the fact that we have seen no warming for 17 years, or since the “theory” was come up with.

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