"Argonne OutLoud" — our public lecture series — highlights the cutting-edge research taking place at Argonne and topics of interest to the community at large. Lectures are free and open to the public.

Climate change is probably the greatest challenge we face in modern society, yet many of us don’t fully understand the causes or the consequences.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee famously stated: “We’re the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and the last generation that can do something about it.”

Argonne National Laboratory and Northern Illinois University are pleased to present the latest installment of the Argonne OutLoud free public lecture series:

"Climate Change: Fact, Fiction and What You Can Do"


Doug Sisterson, research meteorologist at Argonne and senior manager at Argonne for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility

Friday, April 10, 2015

Carl Sandburg Auditorium at Northern Illinois University
Holmes Student Center
Normal Rd. and Lucinda Ave.

DeKalb, IL, 60115

6-6:30 p.m.: Reception
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Presentation and Q&A

Sisterson will address the mixed messages we receive in media and elsewhere and will explore in detail the striking scientific data that points to trouble ahead. He will also talk about what we can do right now to help ensure a better outlook for future generations.

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.