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An Invitation-Only Event

A Pivotal Time for Climate: Stories of Danger & Opportunity
November 10, 2015; 8:30am to 6:30pm
WGBH Headquarters, One Guest Street (at Market Street), Boston
Moderators: Miles O’Brien, Kara Miller

 

AGENDA

8:30am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00am WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
John Bredar, Vice President for National Programming, WGBH Educational Foundation

9:15am  Panel One: Climate & Weather The Big Picture
Kerry Emanuel, Atmospheric Science, MIT                   
Heidi Cullen, Climate Central                   
Waleed Abdalati, Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado 
Q&A

10:30am BREAK

11:00am  Panel Two: News from the Natural World 
Carl Safina, The Safina Center, Stony Brook University & Author, Beyond Words
Emily Darling, Wildlife Conservation Society
Paul Greenberg, Author, Four Fish & American Catch
Q&A

12:30pm LUNCH (onsite)

1:30pm  Panel Three: Cities & Communities Leading Change
Adam Freed, Bloomberg Associates & Columbia University
Angela Tovar, The POINT CDC, Hunts Point, NY
Elena Letona, Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts
Marcius Extavour, NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE
Q&A

3:15pm BREAK

3:30pm  Panel Four: Storytelling – New Frames of Opportunity
Per Espen Stoknes, Psychologist & Author, What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming
Michelle DePass, Dean, Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy
Danny Kennedy, California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF)
Q&A

5:00-6:30pm WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION

An Invitation-Only Event. RSVP to Carolyn Gallmeyer at carolyn_gallmeyer@wgbh.org or 617-300-4313

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