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Climate Change Lecture Series

The Mount Washington Observatory is pleased to announce "Science in the Mountains - Climate Change Lecture Series", on six consecutive Wednesday nights this summer. The Series will take place at the Observatory's Weather Discovery Center, 2779 Main Street, North Conway, New Hampshire (at the north end of the village, next to Citizens Bank, across from the Eastern
Slope Inn). The programs are FREE and open to all. The Series is presented with the support of the University of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, WMWV, Red Jacket Mountain View Resort, and Dwell Creative. Programs start at 7:00 P.M. Capacity is limited, so early arrival is recommended. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, July 18 Climate Change in the Northeast; Past, Present, and Future. Cameron Wake, Research Associate Professor, University of New Hampshire.

Wednesday, July 25 Climate Change Impacts on Gardens, Farms, and Global Food Supply David Wolfe, Professor of Plant Ecology, Cornell University.

Wednesday, August 1 The Policies and Politics of Addressing Climate Change Stacy VanDeveer, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of New Hampshire

Wednesday, August 8 The Economic Costs and Opportunities of Dealing with Climate Change. Ken Colburn, Symbiotic Strategies, Meredith, New Hampshire.

Wednesday, August 15 Effects of Climate Change on Forest Ecosystems Louis Iverson, Research Landscape Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Delaware Ohio.

Wednesday, August 22 Arctic Climate Change: Is it Accelerating? James McCarthy, Professor of Biological Oceanography, Harvard University.

Further detailed information about the speakers and their presentations can be found at: www.mountwashington.org/education/climate_change_lecture_series/

This is an opportunity to learn more about several aspects of this important subject from individuals who are active in the field.

Peter Crane
Director of Programs
Mount Washington Observatory
(603) 356-2137 x 203
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