Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Panel Discussion Forum at Burchfield Penney Art Center: Communicating Climate Science

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  Humanities New York 

 Turning the Tide:
Communicating Climate Science

Thursday, Sept. 28, 6 PM

Burchfield Penney Art Center

1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo
FREE and open to the public. 

Doubt, while fundamental to the scientific method, has played an out-sized role in the public debate on climate change. Why do so many Americans distrust science in this specific context? 

Join our panelists in a discussion of the history of environmentalism, the politicization of science, and more for the launch event of the Buffalo Humanities Festival 2017: Environments.

  • Jacqueline Patterson is the Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.
  • Jason Briner is Director of the Paleoclimate Lab and Associate Professor of Geology at the University at Buffalo.
  • Elizabeth Mazzolini is author of The Everest Effect and Associate Professor of English at the University at Buffalo.
  • Adam Rome is author of The Genius of Earth Day and Professor of History at the University at Buffalo.
  • Ryan McPherson is the Chief Sustainability Officer at the University at Buffalo. Ryan will moderate.

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