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First showing in new environmental film series called a success

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The first installment of the iPat Films Series was a success on Monday night at UW-Green Bay, with more than 50 people in attendance, Prof. Dallas Blaney of Public and Environmental Affairs reports. The next event features the film “Sun Come Up” and a discussion about local issues related to climate change. It will be facilitated by Prof. Matt Dornbush of Natural and Applied Sciences. This film is scheduled for Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Union’s Christie Theatre.

What’s the iPat Film Series?

iPat stands for “Impact = population x affluence x technology.” The new environmental documentary series opened last night (Sept. 17) with “The 11th Hour,” with the film and discussion Q&A hosted this time by Prof. Michael Draney of Natural and Applied Sciences. Each of the films evaluates the condition of the natural world, identifies the key drivers of environmental harm, and considers the merits of proposed solutions. The series, free and open to the public, is organized by the PEAC student group, the Center for Public Affairs and the Public and Environmental Affairs academic unit.

The lineup for the remainder of the year:
• Monday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m., “Sun Come Up,” Christie Theatre
• Monday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m., “Last Call at the Oasis,” Christie Theatre
• Spring date TBA, “Vegucated”
• Spring date TBA, “If a Tree Falls”
• Spring date TBA, “No Impact Man”

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