Climate-Change Teach-In at UMass Lowell

Date: 
October 17, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
Cumnock Hall, UMass Lowell
Rise of C02 - climate change

Climate-Change Teach-In at UMass Lowell: Too Late for What?  Real Choices on a Changing Planet

Find out what leading experts on climate change impacts, activism, and policy are saying about our choices today and our world tomorrow.  Learn more about the ways in which Thoreau's writings continue to inspire ethical responses to the challenges we face, and add your voice to the discussion among environmentalists in Massachusetts and beyond. Registration is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Register at: climate-change-teach-in.eventbrite.com  

Speakers:  

Wen Stephenson, a writer and climate activist, is a regular contributor to Grist and The Nation, and has written about climate and culture for the Boston Globe, The New York Times, Slate, and the Thoreau Society

Dr. Jennifer Francis, Research Professor, Institute for Coastal and Marine Science, Rutgers University.  Dr. Francis co-founded and co-directed the Rutgers Climate and Environmental Change Initiative and studies Arctic climate change and Arctic-global climate linkages.

Dr. Elizabeth Sawin, Co-Director of Climate Interactive. She is a scientist, writer, teacher, and public speaker whose work for the past fifteen years has combined analysis with coaching, teaching and communication approaches that help people transform systems towards sustainability.