November 2019 Conservation Icons: Dr. Jonathan Foley, Project Drawdown

Friday, November 22, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Age 12+ , , , ,

Hear from world-renowned environmental scientist Dr. Jonathan Foley, on the immediate threat of climate change and what you can do now.

Foley is the premier speaker at Lindsay Wildlife’s Third Annual Conservation Icons Speaker Series. A sustainability expert and executive director of the nonprofit organization Project Drawdown, which is committed to ending global warming, Foley will be at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22  to speak about his work. Tickets will be on sale through the Lesher Center and available in September.* Tickets are $25. 

A noted researcher and adviser to governments and other organizations around the world, Foley has contributed to the understanding of global ecosystems, food security and the environment, and climate change, among other issues. He has spoken at the Aspen Institute, the World Bank, the National Geographic Society, the Chautauqua Institution, the Commonwealth Club, the National Science March, and TED.com. Foley has won numerous awards, including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, awarded by President Clinton; the J.S. McDonnell Foundation’s 21st Century Science Award; an Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellowship; the Sustainability Science Award from the Ecological Society of America; the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Award; and the Heinz Award for the Environment.

Dr. Foley is one of eight speakers in Lindsay’s 2019-2020 Conservation Icons speaker series. Now in its third year, the series aims to educate, entertain, inspire change and foster respect for the planet we share.

*Subscription tickets to Conservation Icons are not available and do not apply to this event.  

 

Venue

Lesher Center for the Arts

  • (925) 943-SHOW
  • 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, California, 94596, United States

Date

  • Conservation Icons: Dr. Jonathan Foley
    Friday, November 22, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm