Events

Living on the Edge in the Age of Climate Change: An Evening with Bill McKibben of 350.org

Thursday, November 08

Bill McKibben, author of 1989’s groundbreaking The End of Nature, the first book to bring the idea of global warming to a general audience, will speak at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8 in the Burney Center. He is also the founder of 350.org, the premier citizen interest group working to raise awareness of the science regarding climate change. 

After his presentation, he will have a conversation with David Gessner, chair of the creative writing department, about Hurricane Florence and the particular challenges that Wilmington faces. Free and open to the public with a reception to follow. Sponsored by the UNCW Department of Creative Writing and Environmental Sciences.