Monday, June 9, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Yoram Bauman: Climate Change Humor

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5.

Yoram Bauman
Media Library, Science

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Global warming continues to be a hot topic of debate, and the most recent United Nations report said this environmental problem “risks destabilizing human society.” For the general public, the first step in combating climate change is understanding it — “stand-up economist” Yoram Bauman’s new book attempts to solve this problem — with a side of humor. Illustrated by Grady Klein, The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change is a “skillful tour” (Publishers Weekly) of the history, science, and current state of this daunting public issue. Entertaining and educational, this “cheeky” book covers everything from carbon emissions to his prescriptions for policy changes. Bauman and Klein are also the authors of The Cartoon Introduction to Economics.

Presented by: Town Hall in partnership with Sightline, 350.org, and University Book Store, as part of The Seattle Science Lectures sponsored by Microsoft, and the Town Green sub series, sponsored by The Peach Foundation. Series media sponsorship provided by KPLU.
Learn more: About Bauman.

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  1. […] economist Yoram Bauman will introduce his new book, The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change, at a talk at Town Hall Seattle on Monday, June 9. The author of the popular two-volume Cartoon Introduction to Economics is back […]

  2. […] This is an excerpt from The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change, which is available at local bookstores, or wherever books are sold. It’s by Yoram Bauman and Grady Klein, and published by Island Press. (Seattlelites, you can also see Bauman speak tonight at Town Hall.) […]

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