Oct 3: The Island President film screening

The Wicked Problems Film Series at the CMU School of Design is a film series and discussion on the most complex issues of our day. The topic of this discussion is climate change.

THE ISLAND PRESIDENT: After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea.

5-7 p.m. in room A11 of Margaret Morrison Hall on the Carnegie Mellon campus.

Discussion Co-Facilitators:

Dr. Neil Donahue is University Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Professor Donahue has a PhD in meteorology and his current research focuses on atmospheric particles. He is also the director of the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research at CMU.

Hilary Schenker is an illustrator, animator, and owner of Green Comma Media, a design firm that works with solo entrepeneurs and nonprofit organizations. She is also a group leader of the Pittsburgh chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower individuals to push for political action on climate change.

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