Climate Risk and Climate Action: A Discussion with Prof. Peter de Menocal

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Greenwich Library
Cole Auditorium

Event Details

The League of Women Voters Greenwich invites you to the latest in our free Community Speaker Series:

Climate Risk and Climate Action: A Discussion with Prof. Peter de Menocal, Dean of Science at Columbia University and Professor at Columbia’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Join us to learn more about climate change. Prof. De Menocal will discuss his research and how climate change impacts life’s essentials — our communities, access to food, water, shelter, and energy.

Refreshments: 6:30pm
Presentation and Q&A: 7:00 - 8:30pm

About the Presenter: Prof. De Menocal is the founding Director of the Center for Climate and Life at Columbia University, with a research team of over 120 Ph.D. scientists leading climate and life system research. A marine geologist and paleoclimate scientist at Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, he studies ocean sediments to understand how and why past oceans and climates have changed, and the impact on human evolution and culture.

Together with Partners: Greenwich Library, Greenwich Community Gardens, Audubon Center of Greenwich, Greenwich Botanical Center, Center for Climate and Life at Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Event Type(s): Lecture, Health and Wellness
Age Group(s): Adults
League of Women Voters Greenwich