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Knowledge is Power Series Continues With Global Warming Lecture

Knowledge is Power Series Continues With Global Warming Lecture

March 28, 2007 - The Knowledge is Power lecture series continues with a discussion about a hot topic affecting the world at large: global warming.

The lecture will take place at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, at the Preston Ridge Campus Event Center, Room LC104, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco.

The lecture will feature Dr. S.J. May, professor of geology and Dr. Dierdre Wendel, professor of political science, discussing the different points of view of global warming geologically, socially and politically.

This lecture is in response to a number of debates about global warming and scientists' fears that the effects of a climate change could tremendously impact the world politically and economically. Dr. May will present the causes and consequences of global warming from the atmospheric and environmental viewpoint. Dr. Wendel will present the impact that these changes will have on resource distribution, human needs and governmental power.

The Knowledge is Power lecture series pairs professors from different academic arenas into one discussion about a topic relevant in global current issues. The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Sukanya Subramanian at 972.377.1583 or

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