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People for the Planet Pop-up Library

By Kimberly Morin

[Update: Thanks to everyone who visited us at the festival! We've decided to keep the pop-up going for another week—you can find it in the library lobby. Stop by to browse and ask us for additional recommendations.] 

The Bentley Library will be participating in the People for the Planet Festival this Thursday, March 28, from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.


On Display - A River Twice: Taking the Long View

By Danielle Krcmar, Macee Damon
A River Twice - Readings to Inspire Environmental Justice

Somerville artist Bradford Johnson works with images from the history of the pollution and rehabilitation of the Massachusetts Mystic River as a way of contending with his own Climate Change anxiety.


On Display: Climate Change - Issues and Solutions

By Macee Damon

"Human activities are estimated to have caused approximately 1.0°C of global warming above pre-industrial levels, with a likely range of 0.8°C to 1.2°C. Global warming is likely to reach 1.5°C between 2030 and 2052 if it continues to increase at the current rate." Special Report: Global Warming of 1.5 ºC (UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2018)


On Display: A Hot Topic - Climate Change

By Kimberly Morin
On display at the Bentley Library November 7, 2017 – January 2, 2018 is a selection of book, films, and audiobooks about the topic of climate change. Chosen in collaboration with Professor Thom Davis of the Natural Science Department, these titles will focus on the many aspects of this multidisciplinary topic. Included in the display are the works of Dr. Michael E. ...
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