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SOOS First Thursday – November
November 5th
“Authors and Anecdotes” Book Club: Featuring Patricia DeMarco
November 5th
Global Health and Climate Change Mini Course
November 6th
Pitt Honors Water Sustainability Scholar Community: Three Rivers to the Gulf Opening Dialogue
November 12th
Climate Projects: Turning Ideas into Actions with the Support of the Acceleration Fund
November 12th
Women+ in Green Virtual Breakfast
November 13th
Student Showcase 5th Annual Student Sustainability Showcase
November 13th
Leading Forward: 2020 C-Suite Summit
November 18th
Green Speakeasy: Making the Invisible Visible
November 19th
Community Engaged Scholarship Forum
March 2nd
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5

“Authors and Anecdotes” Book Club: Featuring Patricia DeMarco

  • When: Nov 05, 12:00 pm
  • Registration link: Click here
  • Campus: Off Campus
  • Event Type: Public

Join this week’s featured author, Patricia DeMarco, in our virtual book club series, “Authors and Anecdotes”, as she discusses her book, Pathways to our Sustainable Future.  Pittsburgh has a rich history of social consciousness in calls for justice and equity. Today, the movement for more sustainable practices is rising in Pittsburgh.  The book discusses how the city is addressing the issues of climate change and global pollution. The solutions are not necessarily found in technology alone. Rather, the pathways forward are based on the ethical and moral basis for making choices about the future.

Click HERE to be directed to the University of Pittsburgh Press website to learn more about Pathways to Our Sustainable Future. Purchasing options for the book is available on this site, and it can also be purchased at any independent bookstore of your choice.

Join us as we discuss the book, gain insight from Dr. DeMarco, and participate in a live Q&A.

5 random attendees to this book club session will receive a free copy of Pathways to Our Sustainable Future, courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh Press!

 

About the author: Patricia M. DeMarco is a native of Pittsburgh, PA. with a doctorate in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh. She has spent a thirty -year career in energy and environmental policy in both private and public sector positions.  She is a Rachel Carson Scholar and served as  Executive Director of the Rachel Carson Homestead Association and Director of the Rachel Carson Institute at Chatham University. She holds the office of Vice President of the Forest Hills Borough Council. She sits as Secretary on the Board of Trustees for Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

 

 

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Thursday, November 5 at 12:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

ADD TO CALENDAR 05-11-2020 12:00 pm 05-11-2020 America/Los_Angeles “Authors and Anecdotes” Book Club: Featuring Patricia DeMarco

Join this week’s featured author, Patricia DeMarco, in our virtual book club series, “Authors and Anecdotes”, as she discusses her book, Pathways to our Sustainable Future.  Pittsburgh has a rich history of social consciousness in calls for justice and equity. Today, the movement for more sustainable practices is rising in Pittsburgh.  The book discusses how the city is addressing the issues of climate change and global pollution. The solutions are not necessarily found in technology alone. Rather, the pathways forward are based on the ethical and moral basis for making choices about the future.

Click HERE to be directed to the University of Pittsburgh Press website to learn more about Pathways to Our Sustainable Future. Purchasing options for the book is available on this site, and it can also be purchased at any independent bookstore of your choice.

Join us as we discuss the book, gain insight from Dr. DeMarco, and participate in a live Q&A.

5 random attendees to this book club session will receive a free copy of Pathways to Our Sustainable Future, courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh Press!

 

About the author: Patricia M. DeMarco is a native of Pittsburgh, PA. with a doctorate in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh. She has spent a thirty -year career in energy and environmental policy in both private and public sector positions.  She is a Rachel Carson Scholar and served as  Executive Director of the Rachel Carson Homestead Association and Director of the Rachel Carson Institute at Chatham University. She holds the office of Vice President of the Forest Hills Borough Council. She sits as Secretary on the Board of Trustees for Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

 

 

Dial-In Information

Participants must register for this event.

Clicke HERE to register.

Thursday, November 5 at 12:00 p.m.

Virtual Event