Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Green Film Series to present documentary on melting Arctic ice May 9

HOUGHTON -- The Green Film Series will present the documentary film, Chasing Ice, beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, in the Atrium and G002 Hesterberg Hall, Noblet Forestry Building, on the Michigan Tech campus.

Coffee, dessert and facilitated discussion will follow the 76-minute film. Cost: Free, $3 suggested donation.

In this film, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog ventures to the Arctic to document the melting of ice mountains using state-of-the-art, time-lapse photography. Chasing Ice depicts a photographer trying to deliver evidence and hope to our carbon-powered planet. The discussion facilitator will be Prof. Sarah Green, chair, Michigan Tech Department of Chemistry.

The Green Film Series is co-sponsored by Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, Michigan Tech Center for Water and Society, Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, and Keweenaw Land Trust.

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