Author Mary DeMocker will present a talk about the global movement for a livable planet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Hennings Auditorium at Hatfield Marine Science Center, 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, South Beach.
This presentation is supported by the MidCoast Watersheds Council, Hatfield Marine Science Center, 350 Oregon Central Coast and the Citizens’ Climate Lobby Newport Group.
This talk focuses on the power of keeping up hope and easy things people can do to make a difference. DeMocker will also discuss the importance of natural resource restoration.
DeMocker helps people work effectively for a livable planet. Her new book, “The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution,” has been called “an essential resource” by Sierra Magazine, was featured on Yale Climate Connections, and is recommended in a New York Times article. She has designed and co-led youth-centered climate protests featured on PBS NewsHour, ArtCOP21 (the 2015 London-based global climate art festival), and in an Avaaz video shown to world leaders entering Paris climate talks. She is a National Endowment for the Arts grant recipient and winner of the 2008 Kay Snow Award for non-fiction, as well as the co-founder of 350.org Eugene.