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Purdue Climate Change Research Center Discussion
Start Date: 5/9/2019Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Date: 5/9/2019End Time: 6:30 PM

Event Description:

The majority of Americans recognize that climate change is happening, but many do not understand how it will impact them directly and why there is a sense of urgency to do something about it. This presentation and panel discussion will provide basic information about how the climate is changing, why it is changing, what are the possible dangers if we do nothing, and what are the various policy solutions under consideration. Plan to join us for an exciting conversation.

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$10 for members
$15 for nonmembers

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Speakers

Jeff Dukes

Jeff Dukes
Jeff directs the Purdue Climate Change Research Center and is a professor in the Departments of Forestry and Natural Resources and Biological Sciences. He holds the Belcher Chair for Environmental Sustainability in the College of Agriculture. Jeff’s research examines how plants and ecosystems respond to a changing environment, focusing on topics from invasive species to climate change.

Manjana Milkoreit

Manjana Milkoreit
Manjana’s research integrates international relations scholarship and cognitive theory to study global climate change politics and diplomacy. She is interested in governance challenges at the science-policy and science-society interfaces that impact the search for and implementation of sustainable solutions to climate change. Two major topics dominate her current research: the challenges of future thinking (scientifically informed imagination) in climate change policy and decision-making, and the design of effective review mechanisms under the Paris Agreement. Manjana is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science.

Leigh Raymond

Leigh Raymond
Leigh is a professor in the Department of Political Science. His research focuses on environmental policy, especially market-based policy approaches. He studies how informal rules and social norms related to fairness, ownership, and environmental values affect environmental policy creation, change, and implementation. His work has covered a range of topics including policies on acid rain and climate change, energy conservation, environmental risk management, and renewable fuels.

Contact Information:
Name: Ashley Solgere
Email: ashley.solgere@gmail.com

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