When: Thursday, April 29
Where: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, 83rd Street and Fifth Avenue, New York City
What time: 8â€“9:30 p.m.
WithÂ Jostein Gaarder,Â James Hansen,Â Frederic Hauge,Â BjÃ¸rn Lomborg,Â Bill McKibben,Â Andrew Revkin, andÂ Cynthia Rosenzweig; moderated byÂ Robert Silvers
Tickets: $25/$20 PEN Members/The Metropolitan Museum of Art Members andÂ New York Review of Books subscribers;Â www.smarttix.com or (212) 868-4444. For Member discount code, please contact Lara Tobin atÂ firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 334-1660 ext. 126.
â€œWhat Can We Do?â€ brings together on one panel some of the premier scientists and writers from the U.S. and Scandinavia: Frederic Hauge, founder and director of the international environmental organization the Bellona Foundation; BjÃ¸rn Lomborg, an Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Business School and author of the controversial The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World and Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalistâ€™s Guide to Global Warming; Jostein Gaarder, author of the internationally-acclaimed novel Sophieâ€™s World and creator of the Sophie Prize; Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature, Earth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet, and numerous other books; James Hansen, one of the worldâ€™s leading climatologists and author of Storms of My Grandchildren; and author and environment journalist Andrew Revkin, whose biography of Chico Mendes, formed the basis of the feature ï¬lm The Burning Season. Cynthia Rosenzweig is co-chair of the New York City Panel on Climate Change, a body of experts convened by the mayor advising the city on adaptation for its critical infrastructure. The New York Review of Books editor, Robert Silvers will guide the discussion about how we can turn back the tides of global warming.
For more information: PEN American Center – Weather Report: What Can We Do?.