Shasta College Hosts Sustainability Conference Friday

What: Shasta College Sustainability Conference

When: Friday (April 22), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Room 806, Shasta College Main Campus

Cost: Free and open to the public

Presentations include: Nuclear Power, Climate Change, Tools for Teaching Green, Farmers Facing Global Warming, and more. Contact information: 242.2248.

Here is the day’s schedule and speakers:

9 – 9:50 a.m. — “The Second Most Important Tool We Have for Teaching Green”
Architect James Theimer, AIA, LEED AP

10 – 10:50 a.m. — “Threatened Waters: Rivers, Lakes, and Aquifers”
Morgan Hannaford, Biology Professor / Shasta College

11 – 11:50 a.m. — “Farmers Facing Global Warming”
Opening by Dan Scollon, Geography Professor / Shasta College
Followed by local farmers: Jim Collins, Eco-Psychologist & Garden Manager / Shasta College Community Teaching Garden; Kalan Redwood, Redwood Seeds / local, organic seed supplier

12 – 1 p.m. — Lunch, on your own

1 – 1:50 p.m. — “Climate Change: Evidence, Denial, and Consequence”
Doug Craig, Clinical Psychologist and Radio Show Host

2 – 2:50 p.m. — “Geoengineering: What is it? Why should we care?”
Mauro Oliveira, Founder / SOL Communications, a non profit environmental/human rights organization

3 – 3:50 p.m. — “Sustainable Human Development”
Kathryn Gessner, English Professor / Shasta College
Member of the Board of Directors / Lotus Outreach International

4:00 – 4:50 p.m. — “Nuclear Power is Not the Solution to our Energy Problem because it IS a Problem Itself”
Divan Fard, Chemistry Professor / Shasta College

-from press release

A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni Greenberg, is the place for people craving local Northern California news, commentary, food, arts and entertainment. Views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those of

-from press release
Comment Policy: We welcome your comments, with some caveats: Please keep your comments positive and civilized. If your comment is critical, please make it constructive. If your comment is rude, we will delete it. If you are constantly negative or a general pest, troll, or hater, we will ban you from the site forever. The definition of terms is left solely up to us. Comments are disabled on articles older than 90 days. Thank you. Carry on.