Thursday, October 18, 2012

Water Crisis Real or Not? STORM WARNING

Storm Warning with Bob Sandford and Deborah HarfordInternationally known experts on climate change and its implications, Bob Sanford and Deborah Harford will be in Cranbrook and Kimberley from October 24th to October 26th to discuss emerging water crises and treaties.  Bob Sandford is the EPCOR Chair of the Canadian Partnership Initiative in support of United Nations “Water for Life” Decade.  Bob also sits on the Advisory Committee for the prestigious Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy.
He holds many other prestigious positions.    Deborah Harford is executive director with Simon Fraser’s Adaptation to Climate Change team.  Deborah’s work with ACT has gained her national recognition as a resource for those seeking information on climate change adaptation and practical coping strategies.
Citizens for a Livable Cranbrook are proud to be bringing these internationally known speakers to Cranbrook and Kimberley.  Along with their sponsors of Mainstreams, College of the Rockies and Wildsight they have coordinated several events over those three days.On Wednesday October 24th both Bob and Deborah will be speaking at a public lecture at McKim Auditorium in Kimberley.  The title of their lecture will be Storm Warning – Assuring Water and Climate Security in a Changing West.  The topic of the Columbia River Treaty will also be included. Entry is by donation and this event begins at 6:30 pm for a book signing and refreshments.  Lecture at 7:30pm.On Thursday October 25th, Cranbrook’s Mount Baker High School and the College of the Rockies will be venues for these speakers.  The lecture at the College of the Rockies from 1:00pm – 2:30pm will be open for all and will take place in Room 250 Kootenay Centre Lecture TheatreFriday October 26th  9:00am -10:00am Selkirk School and at this time, the rest of the day has been reserved for small group information sessions.

No comments:

Post a Comment