Be a Part of the Discussion at the Fourth Annual Climate Change Teach-In,
“Leaving the Comfort Zone: a Scientist and a Journalist Taking Risks to Address Climate Change"
featuring Dr. Michael Mann, renowned climate scientist and Eli Kintisch, reporter for Science magazine.
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Time: 11am-12:30 pm
Place: Cumnock Hall, North Campus, UMass Lowell, One University Ave., Lowell, MA 01854
Please arrive by 10:45 or earlier for registration, viewing of posters and student videos. We encourage all to stay till 1pm. The presentation will be followed by a lively discussion and breakout into interest groups.
Dr. Michael Mann is a renowned climate scientist and author of "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines" Hear about his research and coordinated attempts to discredit his work by groups affiliated with the fossil fuel industry.
Eli Kintisch is a reporter for Science magazine and author of "Hack the Planet: Science's Best Hope - or Worst Nightmare - for Averting Climate Catastrophe."
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 below! You will receive a reminder on the Teach-In several days before the event. Feel free to invite your colleagues and friends!
For more information, go to: http://www.uml.edu/centers/climate-change/
or Google “UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative”
UMass Lowell Students: Ask your professor about getting extra credit for participating in the Teach-In.
UMass Lowell Faculty and Students: Call for research posters! Posters on climate change, societal impacts, alternative energy solutions, sustainable agriculture, and all related topics will be displayed at the Teach-In. For more information and to submit for the Climate Change Poster Call, go to: http://tinyurl.com/2012-Poster-Call
For Non-UMass Lowell registrants: Please note parking on campus is limited. We encourage car pooling. If you need to park on campus, please indicate that on the form. We will be in contact with you about arrangements.
If you have any questions on the Teach-In, please contact Phyllis Procter at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are unable to make the Teach-In, but want to see it live, please still register below! You can tune in live at: