Vancouver Institute's Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Lecture Welcomes Dr. William McKibben

The Vancouver Institute Presents
The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Lecture

Making a Life On a Tough New Planet

April 9, 2011 – 8:15pm


Described by the Boston Globe as “the nation’s leading environmentalist,” Professor McKibben is the author of more than a dozen books, including The End of NatureEnough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age, and Deep Economy. A former staff writer for the New Yorker, he writes often for Harper’sNational Geographic, and the New York Review of Books, among other publications. He is the founder of the environmental organizations Step It Up and, a global warming awareness campaign that in October 2009 coordinated what CNN called “the most widespread day of political action in the planet’s history.”

Location:  Woodward Instructional Resource Centre, Lecture Theatre #2.  Directions are available here. Doors open at 7:30pm.

Vancouver Institute Lectures are free and open to the public.

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