Eyewitness to Climate Change - Norwegian Arctic Explorer Tobias Thorleifsso...

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Augsburg College

Oren Gateway Center, Rm 100

2211 Riverside Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55454

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The Norway Hub, at Augsburg College is proud to invite you (and your students) to participate in a lecture held by Tobias (Toby) Thorleifsson on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

Torleifsson is a Norwegain Arctic Arctic explorer, acclaimed historian, sailor, environmental education consultant. He holds a Masters degree in polar history. One of Norway's most sought after environmental speakers, Tobias has taken part in a number of Arctic expeditions in Canada, Greenland, and Russia, observing the effects of climate change and melting ice and its impact on wildlife, nature, and society.

Tobias has appeared in various media outlets to discuss his findings. He was a member of Climate Generation's 2008 Global Warming 101 Expedition to Ellesmere Island led by polar explorer Will Steger and their Longest Summer Tour across Midwest college campuses that same year.

Due to limited space, we encourage you to order your free tickets ahead of time. If you have any questions please contact Bettine at hermansb@augsburg.edu.

We thank Climate Generation, and the Royal Norwegian Embassy for providing us with this opportunity.

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