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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Pace University Event Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: What Can We Expect?
the next Conversations on Conservation
"Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: What Can We
June 7, 2013 8:30am- 11am
at Pace University Pleasantville Campus
Gottesman Room, Kessel Student Center, Entrance 3
In recent years the
frequency and intensity of storms in our area has been on the rise, and
as we are still in the midst of clean-up from Hurricane Sandy, climate
change and its effect on sea level rise is top of mind. Find out what
climate change is, what its effects are on our oceans and rivers, and
the impacts of extreme weather in our local communities.
* Andy Revkin, Senior Fellow for Environmental
Understanding at Pace University's Academy for Applied Environmental
Studies, who will give a broad overview of climate change, rising
oceans, and their possible impact on New York State.
* Adam Whelchel, Ph.D. Director of Science at The Nature
Conservancy/Connecticut Chapter, who will speak about how sea level
rise may impact Long Island Sound.
* Mark Lowery, Climate Policy Analyst in the office of Climate
Change at New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, who
will talk about the sea level rise along the Hudson River and how New
York State can respond to it.
A panel discussion with a
question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentations.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; the program begins at
This is a
FREE program, and all are welcome to join.