Virtual Event: Thurs., October 22,
6:30–7:30 pm CDT
Free – Online. Register here.
Sponsored by the Illinois Science & Energy Innovation Foundation .
Just 415 carbon dioxide molecules per one million air molecules are driving global warming, impacting our health and safety. In Illinois, vehicular exhaust is the single-biggest source of carbon dioxide emissions. Learn about new research into the effects of a greater shift toward electric vehicles in the Chicago area and about local climate-friendly transportation initiatives. Gain a perspective on the outsized role of carbon dioxide in our changing climate by hearing about new artwork visualizing this invisible threat in our air.
Deputy Executive Director, Active Transportation Alliance
Lead Researcher, Climate Change Research Group, Northwestern University, and Third Coast Disrupted scientist
Andrew S. Yang,
Associate Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Third Coast Disrupted artist