Media Advisory: Colorado State University Hosts Global Warming Solutions Teach-In January 30-31

WHAT: Colorado State University is participating in Focus the Nation, an unprecedented teach-in on global warming solutions and climate change issues. The university is hosting a two-day teach-in with presentations by roughly 50 faculty members, students, community members and local elected officials. The presentations are free and open to the public.

WHEN: Jan. 30-31.

WHERE: Lory Student Center, Rooms 228 and 230.

DETAILS: Focus the Nation is an educational initiative on global warming solutions for America occurring simultaneously at more than 1,100 universities and colleges in all 50 states. As the largest teach-in in U.S. history, Focus the Nation is preparing students to become informed citizens and leaders in what may be one of the greatest challenges of the future.

In addition to the two-day event, Colorado State has invited local politicians to participate in a panel discussion on Feb. 1. State Reps. John Kefalas and Randy Fisher and state Sens. Steve Johnson and Bob Bacon will discuss how the government can get involved in providing solutions to growing climate change problems. The panel discussion is from 3-5 p.m. Feb. 1 in Room 212 Eddy Hall.

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