James E. Hansen
An Update on Climate Change
A presentation for teachers in STEMteachersNYC’s Summer Workshops
Open to the public
Wednesday, June 22, 12:30 pm
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Dr. Hansen is best known for his extraordinary and unprecedented testimony to the US Congress in the 1980s that raised awareness of global warming. He was Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies for many years, and he now leads a program in Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions at Columbia’s Earth Institute. Dr. Hansen is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and has received numerous awards including the Sophie and Blue Planet Prizes. Dr. Hansen is recognized for speaking truth to power and for outlining actions needed to protect the future of young people and all species on the planet.
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