'Green' Guru Lester Brown to Speak
Lester Brown, founder of the Earth Policy Institute and internationally
known expert on environmental issues, will speak Nov. 16 at 7:30
pm in Laxson Auditorium. Brown’s Plan B: Rescuing a Planet
Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble is this year’s
Book in Common at CSU, Chico and Butte Community College.
Brown will meet with staff and faculty on Nov. 16 at 4 pm in Trinity
100 to discuss using Plan B in the classroom and how the
book can support campus sustainability efforts.
In 1974, Brown founded the Worldwatch Institute, the first research
institute devoted to the analysis of global environmental issues.
He has authored or co-authored 49 books, which have appeared in
Brown’s lecture is presented by the Office of the Provost
and Chico Performances. Admission is free, but a ticket is required.
Tickets are available at the University Box Office.