Resilience in the Age of Climate Change with Jeff Goodell

October 4, 2018 // 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Revolution Hall

Location: Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street, Portland 97214

Doors: 6 p.m. Lecture: 7 p.m.

Reception for Patron ticket holders will begin at 6 p.m. in the Sunset Room adjacent to the Auditorium.


Student/Senior: $15
General Admission: $20
Patron: $50 (includes seating in the reserved patron section and private reception with Goodell beginning at 6 p.m. in the Sunset Room)

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Receive a discount on the service fee by purchasing tickets in person at the Revolution Hall box office, open Tuesday through Saturday, 5-7 pm.

Join us for Jeff Goodell's vivid perspective of our changing earth - and what's at stake if we fail to act.

We are thrilled to bring acclaimed writer and investigative journalist Jeff Goodell to Revolution Hall in Portland! Goodell is an expert on climate change and humanity's fraught relationship with our rapidly changing planet. His most recent book, The Water Will Come, was a New York Times Critics' Top Book of 2017, and one of Booklist's Top 10 Science Books of 2017. John Green called it “a thriller in which the hero in peril is us.”

"Once you’ve read an excellent book about climate change, you can never unremember the facts… Goodell has been writing about climate change for many years…he’s the real deal, committed and making house calls." — Jennifer Senior, The New York Times

"Jeff Goodell helps readers explore the audacious question of whether humans can use technology to fix the very problem technology has created." — The Washington Post

With your support, Mercy Corps helps millions of people most at risk from the effects of climate change. When we understand the challenges, we create solutions. Let's do this!

Proceeds to benefit Mercy Corps' work to help people survive crisis and transform their communities from within.

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About the Speaker

Jeff Goodell

Through years of research, acclaimed author and investigative journalist Jeff Goodell has established himself as an expert on climate change, rising oceans, and humanity’s fraught relationship with our rapidly changing planet. As energy independence and global warming become increasingly urgent priorities, Goodell offers vital perspective on how to stem the tide of environmental disaster—and what’s at stake if we fail to act.

His newest book is The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Reshaping of the Civilized World. Steeped in scientific research and on-the-ground reporting, The Water Will Come is written in the tradition of environmental classics like Silent Spring and The World Without Us.

Jeff Goodell is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and a frequent contributor to The New York Times Magazine and Yale University’s Environment 360. He serves on the board of the McHarg Center at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.