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Lecture Archive: Kim Steinhardt and Gary Griggs

The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California’s Coast

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Posted: October 27, 2017

Lecture date: November 30, 2017. Kim Steinhardt and Gary Griggs discuss their book, The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California’s Coast. The book examines the California coast’s past, present, and probable future in a time of climate change and expanding human activity. Griggs is a Distinguished Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and is a frequent contact for news media on questions of climate change, sea-level rise, and coastal erosion. Steinhardt is a former state Administrative Law Judge and litigator, as well as a long-time conservationist and public interest advocate who is currently working with National Geographic on an upcoming book featuring his sea otter photography and storytelling.

Video Posted: October 27, 2017 | Running time: 55:53

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