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Climate Crisis Teach-In

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Event Details

September 20 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm | Wilson Hall 104

PROGRAM

8:30 a.m. Coffee, bagels, fruit and mingling
9:00 a.m. Bill Schreiber, “Introduction, Basic Climate Science, Basic Chemistry of Climate Change”
Catherine Duckett, “How Does Past Climate Change Help Us Understand the Present?”
9:30 a.m. Randy Abate, “The Plight of Climate Refugees: Rising Seas, Melting Ice, and Inadequate Legal Protections”
10:00 a.m. Pedram Daneshgar: “Climate Change Impacts on Plants and Plant Communities”
10:30 a.m. Golam Mathbor, “Effects of Global Climate Change on Bangladesh and Implications for Other Countries”
11:00 a.m. Walter Greason, “ADRIFT: Climate Change and the African Diaspora in the 21st Century”
11:30 a.m. Peter Reinhart, “The Impact of Climate Change on Real Estate”
12:00* p.m. Kayla Lewis, “Why Climate Models are Trustworthy”
12:30 p.m. Nancy Mezey, “Global Capitalism and the Anthropogenic Causes of Climate Change”
1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
Megan Delaney, “Climate Stress and Mental Health”
Courtney Werner and Patrick Love, “Climate Rhetoric and Persuasion”
Heide Estes, “What Can You Do?”
2:00 p.m. Coffee and Snacks
2:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
Jason Adolf, “Climate Change Impacts on Oceans”
Keith Dunton, “Climate Impacts on Fish and Fisheries”
Sean Sterrett, “Climate Change Impacts on Reptiles and Amphibians”
3:30 p.m. Tom Herrington, “Determining the Onset of Chronic Flooding in Coastal Communities”
4:00 p.m. Depart for Red Bank Climate March, Riverside Park, Front Street, beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Walk (or otherwise proceed) to Elberon train station (1.4 miles) to take the 4:34 p.m. train
We welcome faculty, students, staff, friends, and companions.

“Just Beachy” – DiMattio Gallery – Rechnitz Hall

ALL DAY: A public participatory art installment that highlights the effects of Hurricane Sandy and shares the stories of residents impacted.

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Opening Reception – Rechnitz Hall

* Vegetarian and Vegan salads and snacks will be offered.