Shelly Ryan, of former Vice President Al Gore's Climate Reality Project, will present "Climate Change: It's Not Too Hot to Handle," at the Jan. 23 evening meeting of the Diablo Valley Democratic Club.

The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Ygnacio Valley Library, 2661 Oak Grove Road, in Walnut Creek.

Ryan will discuss the status of climate change worldwide and talk about how individuals can make a difference.

Trained by Gore, Ryan holds a master of arts degree in museum education from John F. Kennedy University and has presented environmental, natural history and climate change programs at museums, including Walnut Creek's Lindsay Wildlife Museum and the California Academy of Sciences.

For more information, call 925-946-0469 or go to www.dvdems.org.

-- Lisa Vorderbrueggen, Staff



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