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Bill Nye proves he's still got his groove at Boulder Theater climate change lecture

Looking to the planets can give us tremendous insight about our future on Earth, climate scientists said last night at the Boulder Theater's "Climate Change on Earth and Other Planets." A bow tie-clad Bill Nye the Science Guy led the panel of four distinguished scientists with a keynote speech, hooking the already lively crowd with the same genuine charm and humor he brought to his self-titled TV show in the mid-'90s.

Nye's show catered to a group of individuals we might now call the climate generation. Earth's human population hit seven billion last October (that number has more than doubled in the lifetimes of many earthlings), which created a rude awakening for those who weren't already aware of the expanding population's inevitable impact on this planet, its atmosphere and its climate.

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Melody Parker
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