Jan. 13th | Option Green 2021 – Climate Change & Community – Part 1

SBPL is excited to partner with East Brunswick Public Library, Highland Park Public Library, Matawan-Aberdeen Library, North Brunswick Library, Old Bridge Public Library, & Plainsboro Public Library on this important program about climate change.


On Jan. 13 join us for a discussion of the documentary, “Decoding the Weather Machine” with New Jersey State Climatologist Dr. David A. Robinson. Closed captioning provided. This is the first of three events in the series. 

Dr. David A. Robinson is a Distinguished Professor of Geography at Rutgers University and NJ’s State Climatologist. He is a frequent speaker on issues pertaining to New Jersey’s weather and climate.  He is a contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the US National Climate Assessment.  Dave is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and a recipient of the American Association of Geographers’ Lifetime Achievement award.  Option Green 2021 Program Community Partners

  • Highland Park Public Library
  • Matawan-Aberdeen Library
  • New Brunswick Free Public Library
  • North Brunswick Library
  • Old Bridge Public Library
  • Plainsboro Public Library
  • South Brunswick Public Library

The second event will be on Feb. 9: Sustainable Agriculture Projects in Zimbabwe with Dr. Tait Chirenje of Stockton University. The third event will be on March 11: Disparate Environmental Impacts: Causes and Solutions to Environmental Injustice with Dr. Maritza Jauregui of Stockton University.Links are provided separately in our Events Calendar for each event in the three-part program. Visit our online Calendar for more details at https://www.sbpl.info  

You can watch the movie in advance at: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/decoding-the-weather-machine/ Or, view it at 5:30 p.m. during an encore presentation preceding the Jan. 13 event.

This program is sponsored by the East Brunswick Public Library and the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission, and funded by the American Library Association’s, “Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change” pilot program.

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