EXTREME WEATHER: a panel discussion with Judith Helfand, Dan Vimont, Richard Keller, and Heather Swan. Moderated by Steve Paulson.

  • March 7, 2019
  • H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building
  • Downtown
  • 330 North Orchard Street
  • Madison, WI 53703
  • Phone: (608) 263-3412

This Humanities NOW event begins with a screening of of Cooked: Survival by Zip Code by Sundance-award winning filmmaker Judith Helfand on the 1995 Chicago heat wave and how we think of disaster preparedness. The screening will take place at 5:30 PM and will be followed by light refreshments at the Discovery Building.

A panel discussion on the topic of extreme weather begins at 7:30 p.m. The conversation will include Judith Helfand; Dan Vimont, director of the Nelson Institute’s Center for Climatic Research; Richard Keller, author of Fatal Isolation: The Devastating Paris Heat Wave of 2003; and Heather Swan, author of Where Honeybees Thrive. The panel will be moderated by Wisconsin Public Radio's Steve Paulson.

  • Times: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission: Free