Visualizing Climate Change: A Conversation with Christina Conklin
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Friday, October 29, 2021

Christina Conklin’s The Atlas of Disappearing Places depicts, via rich illustration, the effects of climate change on Earth’s coasts and oceans and includes a case study of Houston, Texas. In beautifully rendered maps and other visualizations, Conklin paints a stark portrait of a planet on the brink. Hear how she and her co-contributors went about their work, and what she believes might be done to help secure the future of humanity’s home.

Sponsored by Texas Gas and Austin Energy

  • Moderator: Matthew Patin, Texas Book Festival Literary Director
  • Format: This is a live, virtual event on CrowdCast (RSVP link above).
  • Chat: Feel free to use the chat box in CrowdCast to share your thoughts and virtually cheer for and share kudos with the session’s participants! Disorderly comments will be removed immediately. Please refer to the code of conduct.
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Christina Conklin, The Atlas of Disappearing Places: Our Coasts and Oceans in the Climate Crisis


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