Lecture

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
Lecture

Controlling Carbon Dioxide

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

Find out how much carbon dioxide humans are producing and the various ideas for reducing it, from renewable energy to geoengineering. Fifth lecture in the 6-part "Making Sense of Climate Change" series, hosted by Bert Drake.

Pre-registration Required
No
Lecture

Carbon Dioxide, Plants and Food

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

How do plants respond to rising carbon dioxide? Learn what climate change means for the world’s food supply and its nutritional value. Fourth lecture in the 6-part "Making Sense of Climate Change" series, hosted by Bert Drake.

Pre-registration Required
No
Lecture

The Beginning of the Age of Humans: People & Climate

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

When did humans first begin to influence climate? Bert Drake looks back to humanity’s first farmers to explore the Age of the Anthropocene. Third lecture in the 6-part "Making Sense of Climate Change" series, hosted by Bert Drake

Pre-registration Required
No
Lecture

Global Warming, Rising Seas and Extreme Weather

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

Discover how rising temperatures have the power to expand seas, increase flooding, and create weather and climate extremes. Second lecture in the 6-part "Making Sense of Climate Change" series, hosted by Bert Drake.

Pre-registration Required
No
Lecture

The History and Physical Science of Global Warming

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
Schmidt Conference Center

Meet the first discoverers of human-induced climate change, and learn how greenhouse gases can cause temperature changes around the globe. First lecture in the 6-part "Making Sense of Climate Change" series, hosted by Bert Drake.

Pre-registration Required
No
Citizen Science
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Join SERC researchers to help measure trees as part of a forest mapping project.

Full and half-day sessions available.

Contact Alison Cawood (cawooda@si.edu, 443-482-2271) for more information.

Pre-registration Required
Yes
Citizen Science
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Join SERC researchers to help measure trees as part of a forest mapping project.

Full and half-day sessions available.

Contact Alison Cawood (cawooda@si.edu, 443-482-2271) for more information.

Pre-registration Required
Yes
Citizen Science
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Join SERC researchers to help measure trees as part of a forest mapping project.

Full and half-day sessions available.

Contact Alison Cawood (cawooda@si.edu, 443-482-2271) for more information.

Pre-registration Required
Yes

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