Orrin H. Pilkey

Orrin H. Pilkey and his son Keith Pilkey will read from and sign copies of their new book, Global Climate Change: A Primer, which includes colorful batiks from artist Mary Edna Fraser. In the book, the Pilkeys take on the campaign of climate change denial, providing insight and information about the ongoing disruption of the climate. Pilkey will also discuss his recent book The World's Beaches which explores the environment from Arctic beaches to tropical shorelines, looking toward the future of beaches, the effects of oil spills, and rising tides. Pilkey is an internationally recognized expert on barrier islands and Professor Emeritus at Duke.
Event date: 
08/26/2011 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
The Regulator Bookshop
720 9th St
27705-4803 Durham
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Global Climate Change: A Primer Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780822351092
Availability: available for order
Published: Duke University Press - August 1st, 2011