Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis

Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis

A Rainy Day Books Author Event co-sponsored with the Linda Hall Library. This event will be held at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Missouri The book Jared Diamond compares how six countries have survived recent upheavals, and how these...
Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink

Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink

Photo: Camilla Cerea/Audubon   The lecture In October 2019, the National Audubon Society released a groundbreaking report, Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink, addressing how climate change will affect birds and the places they live. Audubon...
Hack the Hall

Hack the Hall

REGISTER   About  Hack the Hall, the Library’s inaugural hackathon, is a 24-hour coding competition. Teams of up to five students will start from scratch and end with a working prototype of a website feature, mobile app, etc. To conclude the event, teams will demo...
Deep-time (Geologic) Insight into Earth’s Future

Deep-time (Geologic) Insight into Earth’s Future

Dr. Isabel Montañez will present evidence for the robust atmospheric CO2-climate coupling throughout Earth history and what it reveals regarding the Earth’s sensitivity to CO2-forcing.  Three past climate events—abrupt greenhouse gas-forced warming of the...