The Catholic University of America

Media Advisory


Global Warming Lecture


3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25


The Catholic University of America
Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room B
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.


Mike Tidwell, founder and director of the U.S. Climate Emergency Council, Washington, D.C., will speak on the need to reduce carbon emissions to stop the spread of global warming. Tidwell is the author of "The Ravaging Tide: Strange Weather, Future Katrinas and the Coming Death of America's Coastal Cities."

Also director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Tidwell will give a lecture titled "Your Parents Are Barbequing Your Future: Fight Back on Global Warming!"

The U.S. Climate Emergency Council is a nonprofit organization dedicated to grassroots action in the fight to stop global warming and promote a clean energy future. The council supports high miles-per-gallon hybrid cars, wind farms, solar houses, energy efficiency, conservation and more. The council has led successful efforts to enact state laws to reduce global warming pollution.

The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. For more information contact


CUA'S Center for the Study of Energy and Environmental Stewardship
Department of Business and Economics