The San Ramon Valley Democratic Club's Thursday, April 25, meeting will feature a discussion of Climate Change: What Is It and What Does IT Mean For Our Future presented by SRVDC President Jim Donnelly.

Jim will present the history of scientific evidence of climate change and current research with up-to-date charts and data substantiating its huge effects. He will also discuss the expected Climate Change impacts for the US and globally.

Jim is an Environmental, Health & Safety consultant with more the 40 years of experience. He has presented many papers and written book chapters on air pollution control and waste management. He has also been a peer reviewer of EPA’s Combustion research program. Jim provided testimony before the U.S. Senate on air pollution controls for the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. He is a Qualified Environmental Professional, Past President of the Institute for Professional Environmental Practice and currently serves as the Golden West Section Chair of the Air & Waste Management Association. He teaches environmental review courses for professionals pursuing an environmental professional certification with one section of the course covering Global Climate Change. He is also a MSHA instructor for surface miners. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry and a M.A. in Leadership.

The meeting will take place at the Crow Canyon Country Club, 711 Silver Lake Drive, in Danville. Social time at 6:15 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m., with the program at 7:15 p.m. Members and invited guests can enjoy the dinner and program for $25, non-members $30, presentation only is $5 (requested donation). Even if you opt to attend just the meeting, please join us at 6:15 pm to talk to socialize and have fun.

Please RSVP by Monday, April 22, to Jim Donnelly. Mail checks, made out to Jim Donnelly, to 373 Century Circle, Danville, CA 94526. For more information, visit the club's web site.

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