Planet Texas 2050

University of Texas
photo from Larry D. Moore

Interested in learning more about climate change and its effects right here in Texas? Then check out the next “Hot Science – Cool Talks” event on Wednesday, November 29th at 8pm at the Paramount Theatre.

The topic of discussion will be Planet Texas 2050, a new research initiative from the University of Texas aimed at predicting future scenarios for Texas, given the dual stressors of weather extremes and rapid urbanization.

Guest speakers will include:

  • Majora Carter – Urban Revitalization Strategist, Peabody Award Winning Broadcaster
  • Dr. Katharine Hayhoe – Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University
  • Dr. Michael Webber – Deputy Director of the Energy Institute at UT
  • Evan Smith – CEO and Co-founder of The Texas Tribune

Tickets range from $10 to $75. The funds will benefit UT’s Environmental Science Institute and its Hot Science – Cool Talks programming. You can buy your ticket here>>

Planet Texas 2050

About Hot Science – Cool Talks
Presented by the Environmental Science Institute (ESI), this nationally recognized series allows leading researchers from UT and other prominent universities to share their passion about science, technology, engineering, and math with the general public. Events are held six times a year.

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