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UMass Lowell's Climate Change Teach-In:
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. Add your voice to the discussion on our campus, in our community, and beyond.
Date: Oct. 17, 2013
Time: 4-6 PM; Arrive early for Registration and Poster/Display Viewing
Place: Cumnock Hall, North Campus
Refreshments will be served.
Also featuring short films produced by UMass Lowell and Cambridge students and an open discussion of how to move UMass Lowell's Climate Action Plan into the future.
Registration is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Register by completing the form! You will receive a reminder on the Teach-In several days before the event. Feel free to invite your colleagues and friends.
• 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.
• Wen Stephenson, a writer and climate activist, is a contributor to Grist and the Boston Phoenix and has written about climate and culture for the Boston Globe, The New York Times, and Slate.
• Dr. Elizabeth Sawin, Co-Director of Climate Interactive. Dr. Sawin 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.
Free parking is available in the Riverside Commuter Lot, Riverside Street (entrance on Sparks St). Cumnock Hall is a short walk down Riverside Street. Take a left at University Avenue. Cumnock Hall is the 2nd building on the left.
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Climate Change Initiative at UMass Lowell
The Climate Change Initiative (CCI) addresses climate change through education, research, and developing solutions to transition to a more sustainable and resilient society.
UMass Lowell is demonstrating its commitment to addressing climate change through its publicly stated Climate Action Plan. The goal is to take UMass Lowell to net zero emissions of heat-trapping pollutants by 2050 and, equally importantly, to build research, education, and outreach programs that inform our students, communities and larger society about climate change.