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Richmond Library: What On Earth Is Climate Change?

Tuesday 3rd September 2019

This month we’re focusing on the environment at Richmond Library. We’ve organised a range of informative talks which are designed to broaden your understanding and awareness of environmental issues.

In this talk, Jenny Easton answers the questions: how do Greenhouse gases heat the earth, why does the extra heat matter, and what can we do about it?

Jenny Easton has tirelessly submitted to Nelson City Council plans on climate change and helped set up Zero Carbon Nelson Tasman after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on 1.5 degrees of warming galvanised the urgent response to keep our planet habitable.

Jenny Easton is a Resource Scientist who was involved with locating and remediating contaminated sites in Tasman from 1995 to 2012. The most demanding was remediation of Fruitgrowers Chemical Companies’ old Mapua factory and historic industry sites, pesticide dumps, closed landfills, sheep dips and orchard land.

Jenny Easton also advised on the Hazardous Facilities in the district, and set up TDCs Contaminated Sites Register.

Jenny’s talk on climate change is free and everyone is welcome.



September 3




Richmond & surrounds


Richmond Library
280 Queen Street, Private Bag 3, Richmond 7050

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Ph. 03 543 8500

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