PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL presents
WEATHER REPORT: WHAT CAN WE DO?
Can we turn back the tides of global warming?
THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 8 p.m. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium (E 83rd @ 5th Av)
A major transatlantic conversation about the latest on global warming, the Copenhagen climate talks, and policy options for the future with some of the premier scientists and writers from the U.S. and Scandinavia.
- JOSTEIN GAARDER, author of the internationally-acclaimed novel Sophie’s World
- JAMES HANSEN, climatologist & author of Storms of My Grandchildren
- FREDERIC HAUGE, founder/director of the Bellona Foundation
- BJORN LOMBORG, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World
- BILL MCKIBBEN, author of The End of Nature, Earth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
- ANDREW REVKIN, environment journalist & author of The Burning Season: The Murder of Chico Mendes and the Fight for the Amazon Rain Forest.
- CYNTHIA ROSENZWEIG, co-chair of the New York City Panel on Climate Change
- Moderated by ROBERT SILVERS, Editor of The New York Review of Books
$25/$20 PEN Members/The Metropolitan Museum of Art Members and New York Review of Books subscribers. www.smarttix.com or 212.868.4444. Cosponsored by New York Review of Books, the Fritt Ord Freedom of Expression Foundation, and the Royal Norwegian Consulate General. This event is presented as part of PEN World Voices festival of International Literature, taking place in New York City, April 26-May 2, 2010. For more information on the festival, visit: www.pen.org/festival. For more information about Weather Report, visit: http://www.pen.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/4708/prmID/1984