The University of Iowa

International Monday features climate change, March 22

March 5th, 2010

International Mondays Brown Bag Series presents a forum titled “Feeling the Heat:  The Politics of Global Climate Change” from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, March 22, at the Iowa City Public Library Meeting Room A. This event is free and open to the public. There is no event March 15 due to the UI Spring Break.

The panelists, all attendees at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December 2009, will discuss the issues and politics of global climate change and the particular outcomes of the Copenhagen Summit.

Carly Andrews, University of Iowa International Programs outreach coordinator, will facilitate, and Andrea Niehaus, Iowa United Nations Association co-director, will moderate.

Panelists include the following UI undergraduate students: Ryan Drysdale, international studies; Abbie Gruwell, political science; Amy Oberbroeckling, psychology and international studies; Zachary Rogers, political science; and Simeon Talley, international politics.

The series is a forum for students, faculty and community members to engage in a discussion of global issues and ideas sponsored by UI International Programs, the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization and the Iowa City Public Library.

For more information, contact Andrews at 319-335-0345 or