Lecture

Making Sense of Climate Change

Confronting Denial and the Truth About Uncertainty

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

Why are Americans so divided in their views on climate change? In the series finale, follow the story from climate change skepticism in the 20thcentury to denial in the 21st. Sixth lecture in the 6-part "Making Sense of Climate Change."

Pre-registration Required
No

Event Details

Despite widespread agreement among scientists, climate change has become one of the most hotly debated and perplexing issues of our time. How has one species managed to shape the Earth’s climate, and how is climate change shaping our future in return? Join Smithsonian plant scientist Bert Drake for "Making Sense of Climate Change," a free 6-part lecture series on the science and history of climate change. Discover how we got here, how we move forward, and what it could mean for our food, our coastlines and our homes. Come for any or all of these lectures. No pre-registration required, and attendance at the first lectures is not required to attend later ones.

Lecture 6: "Moving Forward: Confronting Denial and the Truth About Uncertainty"
Why are Americans so divided in their views on climate change? In the series finale, follow the story from climate change skepticism in the 20thcentury to denial in the 21st.

View the full "Making Sense of Climate Change" series