On Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m., the Davis Friends Meeting will host a talk by Mark Reiff, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at UC Davis on “Climate Change and Capitalism.”  The talk will be held at the Davis Friends Meeting House, which is located 345 L Street in Davis. Dr. Reiff has taught political, legal, and moral philosophy at the University of Manchester, the University of Durham, and currently at UC Davis. He was a Faculty Fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University.  He is also a lawyer who practiced in California prior to obtaining his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge in 2003.

Dr. Reiff’s articles have appeared in leading academic journals internationally, and he is the author of five books, most recently: In the Name of Liberty: The Argument for Universal Unionization.

Dr. Reiff’s talk is the third in a monthly six-part series on climate change sponsored by the Davis Friends Meeting.

Past speakers include:

Ben Houlton, Director of the John Muir Institute of the Environment at UC Davis

Liza Grandia, Associate Professor of Native American Studies at UC Davis

Dowload a flyer for Dr. Reiff’s talk.

Other planned speakers include:

Ermias Kebreab, Animal Science Professor, “The Green Moo Deal”

Kim Stanley Robinson, Science Fiction Author, How Climate Change will Alter the Future

Hugh Safford, UCD Geography Professor, How Climate Change Has Affected Western Forests

The Davis Friends Meeting is a part of the worldwide Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), which began over 350 years ago in England. The Davis Friends Meeting is affiliated with the College Park Quarterly Meeting and Pacific Yearly Meeting and others. The Davis Friends are Cool Davis partners.

You can learn more about the Davis Friends Meeting at their website.

For More Information Contact:  Bill Kopper (530) 867-1184; kopperjd@omsoft.com.