American environmentalist and author Paul Hawken to give Hanway Lecture
Paul Hawken, American environmentalist and author, will deliver Loyola University Maryland's Hanway Lecture in Global Studies on Tues. April, 3, at 7 p.m. in McGuire Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public. However, tickets are required.
Hawken's interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary lecture, "Drawdown: 100 Solutions for Global Warming," will focus on his latest book, Drawdown – The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, and his non-profit organization, Project Drawdown.
Project Drawdown, which Hawken founded, works to find the 100 most substantive solutions that can cumulatively reverse global warming by reducing greenhouse gas. The organization works with more than 200 scholars, students, scientists, researchers, and activists.
In addition to starting a non-profit, Hawken also consults with heads of state and CEOs on climate, economic, and ecological regeneration. He is the author of eight books, including Growing a Business, The Ecology of Commerce, and Blessed Unrest.
Hawken has appeared on the Today Show, Talk of the Nation, Bill Maher, and Charlie Rose. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Washington Post, and Business Week.