Environmental Film Series starts Oct. 16 with ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’

The 2017 Environmental Film Series, co-sponsored by CFAES’s Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) and Ohio State’s Office of Energy and Environment, kicks off at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, with a screening of “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power,” a 10-years-later followup to Al Gore’s Academy Award-winning climate change documentary, “An Inconvenient Truth.” Admission is free and open to the public; free pizza and beverages at 6:45 p.m. Meet in Room 130 in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry (CBEC) Building on the university’s Columbus campus.

Heather Taylor-Miesle, executive director of the Ohio Environmental Council, and Peter Curtis, professor of ecology in Ohio State’s Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, will lead a discussion after the screening.

The series runs six consecutive Mondays through Nov. 20. Next is “The Messenger” (tagline: “Imagine a world without birdsong”) on Oct. 23.

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