where: Crown Room
For Mountain Standard Time, there is one focus: making good, honest music. The organic process of expression—from heart to hands to ears—preserves the integrity of the finished product.
where: 900 Ski Run Blvd
Live music every Saturday with Jackie Dauzat
What: Sierra College Insights presents “Climate Change 101” with Derek Larson
When: 7 to 8:15 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7
Where: Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee, 11001 College Trail, Truckee
Info: Complimentary, refreshments sponsored by Starbucks, from 6:30 to 7 p.m., Free program
On Nov. 7, Sierra College Insights presents biology professor Derek Larson who will explore the facts surrounding climate change in “Climate Change 101,” a free program for the community.
You are invited to learn the basic mechanisms that regulate earth's climate system during the science-based Sierra College Insights presentation.
As reported by major scientific agencies, including National Aeronautics and Space Administration and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, climate change is happening and humans are contributing to it.
What are the consequences?
Reports by the National Research Council show that changes in the average global temperature by two degrees can lead a five to fifteen percent reduction in crop yield, up to a ten percent increase in the amount of rain falling during the heaviest precipitation events, and 200 percent or higher increase in the area burned by wildfire in parts of the western United States.
“Scientists are still researching exactly how much earth will warm, how quickly it will warm, and what the consequences of the warming will be in specific regions of the world,” shares the Environmental Protection Agency. “Scientists continue to research these questions so society can be better informed about how to plan for a changing climate. However, enough certainty exists about basic causes and effects of climate change to justify taking actions that reduce future risks.”
Larson, who has been teaching at Sierra College for fifteen years, studied climate and earth systems at Stanford University well before the term "climate change" came into public consciousness. He describes his formal education experience as the basis for his interdisciplinary approach to teaching about the interactions between earth's major spheres: lithosphere (geology), hydrosphere (water), atmosphere and biosphere.
“We will decouple science from hype and examine opposing arguments,’ promises Larson who holds a master’s degree in biology from Stanford University.
where: Crown Room
Granlibakken presents the annual Lake Tahoe Women's Wellness Weekend, November 8 & 9, 2014. The event fuses Western practices with Eastern philosophy to offer a balanced weekend of information, inspiration, activities, food & wine.
where: Crown Room
Crystal Bay Club welcomes our friends from Memphis TN for their Tahoe debut! With a super after party with our old pal Vince Herman and Great American Taxi!
Where: Crown Room
Musician, humanitarian, and children’s book author, Michael Franti, is recognized as a pioneering force using music as a vehicle for positive change as well as his unforgettable, high energy shows with his band, Spearhead.
when: 6:00 - 9:00pm
where: North Tahoe Event Center
Amazing and affordable tastings from over 35 local restaurants, breweries, caterers, wineries, and distillers, as they get together to wow an appreciative crowd with their culinary specialties, as well as fabulous wines, beers, and more.
where: Squaw Valley Conference Center
Hear from locals and athletes as they share stories of their incredible adventures in the mountains. Many of these shows are a rare opportunity to meet and hear from super talented athletes.