2016 ROTHERMEL FOUNDATION EVENTS

 

April 17, 2016: I Shall Not Hate: A Message of Hope, Faith, and Courage 2:00 pm First Presbyterian Church. Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish

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Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, MD, MPH, is a Palestinian medical doctor who was born and raised in Jabalia Refugee Camp in the Gaza Strip. He is a passionate and eloquent proponent of peace between Palestinians and Israelis and has dedicated his life to using health as a vehicle for peace. He has succeeded despite all odds through a great determination of spirit, a strong faith, and a stalwart belief in hope and family.

 

October 2, 2016: Climate Change:What’s Going On?
2:00 pm First Presbyterian Church. Dr. Bruce Wielicki, NASA scientist, will present a view from 40 years of climate research to examine what we know and don’t know about climate change.  How do we tell the difference between climate natural variability and human forced changes?  How do we find accurate information in the seeming chaos of the internet articles on this topic?  What are likely outcomes and risks, including for North Carolina?  What are the uncertainties about those risks and what causes them? What can we do at the personal level that makes good climate and economic sense?

Rothermel events are always free and open to the public.

 

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