With the warmer weather upon us here in New York, you may be torn between spending Saturday, May 2 outside or in the august surroundings of Columbia University attending the 350 Conference on climate change, but the latter promises to be quite the informative day out:
Scheduled speakers include: Noted climate change expert Dr James Hansen, director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, who will give the keynote presentation; Marjora Carter of Sustainable South Bronx, Daniel Hillel from the Center for Climate Systems Research; Johannes Lehmann, professor and biochar researcher at Cornell University; Gernot Wagner, from Environmental Defense Fund; Kevin Conrad, Coalition for Rainforest Nation; Jaimie Cloud, The Cloud Institute for Sustainable Education; and, Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow at the Post Carbon Institute.
Logistics: The conference will run from 9 AM to 5 PM in the Rotunda of Low Memorial Library on Columbia's Morningside Heights campus. It's $25 to register online for the entire day's events, and $30 (cash) at the door, if there's still space available. Students get in for free.
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