Confronting Climate Change

March 12 and 17-19, 2016

Monsanto Auditorium

Bond Life Sciences Center

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LSSP Symposium Events

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Time Event
10:30 am

Richard Alley

Big Challenges and Bigger Opportunities: Confronting Climate Change

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Time Event
6:00 pm

Reception

7:00 pm

Andrew Revkin

A Journalist’s Anthropocene Journey

Daniel Crawford will give a solo cello performance of his composition “A Song of Our Warming Planet” prior to the presentation.

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Time Event
4:00 pm

Marcia McNutt

Climate Intervention: Promise and Peril

The MU Graduate String Quartet will perform Daniel Crawford’s “Planetary Bands, Warmer Worlds” prior to the presentation.

5:15 pm

Reception

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Time Event
9:00 am

Wes Jackson

Natural Systems Agriculture: New Discoveries, New Opportunities

10:30 am

Marshall Shepherd

Zombies, Sports, and Cola: Implications for Weather and Climate Communication

12:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

George Luber

The Health Consequences of a Changing Climate

3:30 pm

Naomi Oreskes

Climate Change Denial: Where Do We Go from Here?

Daniel Crawford will give a solo cello performance of his composition “A Song of Our Warming Planet” prior to the presentation.

Other Symposium Events

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Time Event
1:00 pm

Sandra B. Zellmer

Facing Floods and Climate Change While Reforming Disaster Law

Room 7, Hulston Hall

MU School of Law

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Time Event
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Panel Discussion on Faith and Climate Change

Room 171 (Reading Room)

Bond Life Sciences Center

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Time Event
5:30 pm

Film Screening: Merchants of Doubt

Ragtag Cinema

Followed by discussion with Mike Urban (MU Department of Geography) and Sara Shipley Hiles (MU School of Journalism).

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Time Event
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Panel Discussion on Conservation in the Anthropocene

Adams Conference Center

MU School of Veterinary Medicine

Monday, March 14, 2016 - Thursday, March 31, 2016

Time Event
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Library Exhibit - Winds of Change: Climate and Weather from Antiquity to the Present

Ellis Library Colonnade