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Environmental Film Series -- Years of Living Dangersouly, Season Two

Feb 14, 2017, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering & Chemistry Room 130

The School of Environment and Natural Resources & Office of Energy and Environment invite you to the Spring 2017 Environmental Film Series, with lively discussions led by leading OSU and local experts. This showing is ““Years of Living Dangerously, Season Two, Episode 1, A Race Against Time,” featuring David Letterman and Cecily Strong with Tyler Grassman, PhD, materials science and engineering assistant professor.

Free free pizzas and beverages @ 6:45.

This public offering is also a Spring 2017 course offering through ENR 4193 Section 32330 and  ENR 6193 Section 34528.
Complete sign up by Friday, January 13th for an independent study course by attending the six films/discussions and writing essays afterwards. Syllabus at and Consult your faculty advisor to determine how this 1-credit course may meet requirements for your major.

Instructor: David Hanselmann ( or 614-247-1908)

Film synopsis
Years of Living Dangerously covers crucial issues, like severe hurricanes, deforestation, the solar energy crisis, climate migrants, historic droughts and the rapidly increasing extinction rate of our planet’s wildlife.  Season One aired in 2015 on Showtime. Season Two, Episode One, Race Against Time:  David Letterman travels to India to investigate the production of electricity, the many communities that still lack electricity, and the country’s attempt to move to solar power. Cecily Strong from SNL explores the demise of solar power in Nevada, Florida and across the nation due to political intimidation.