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Friday, September 23, 2011
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Heidi Cullen, Ph.D., Climate Central - Explorer Lecture

Join The Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Ride for Miles in welcoming Dr. Heidi Cullen to Cleveland as an Explorer Series Lecturer on September 23rd. Summary of Talk:SEEING CLIMATE, SEEING CHANGEHeidi Cullen, Ph.D., Director of Communications, Climate Central and Visiting Lecturer at Princeton UniversityIf seeing is believing, then how do you show people this phenomenon called climate change? And how do you prove that recent extreme events may be partially a result of global warming? This talk will explore the difficulties of communicating the science of climate change and look at the current state of public perception. Beginning with a brief history lesson, this talk will provide an overview of past, present, and future climate change. This talk will also reflect on the need to improve our ability to visualize climate change as well as provide examples of the energy infrastructure changes we need to solve the problem of global warming. Book signing of her 2010 book "Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from a Climate-Changed Planet" to follow lecture.Sponsored by Ride for MilesTo register for Explorer Series Lectures, visit www.cmnh.org or call (216) 231-1177Join The Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Ride for Miles in welcoming Dr. Heidi Cullen to Cleveland as an Explorer Series Lecturer on September 23rd. Summary of Talk:SEEING CLIMATE, SEEING CHANGEHeidi Cullen, Ph.D., Director of Communications, Climate Central and Visiting Lecturer at Princeton UniversityIf seeing is believing, then how do you show people this phenomenon called climate change? And how do you prove that recent extreme events may be partially a result of global warming? This talk will explore the difficulties of communicating the science of climate change and look at the current state of public perception. Beginning with a brief history lesson, this talk will provide an overview of past, present, and future climate change. This talk will also reflect on the need to improve our ability to visualize climate change as well as provide examples of the energy infrastructure changes we need to solve the problem of global warming. Book signing of her 2010 book "Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from a Climate-Changed Planet" to follow lecture.Sponsored by Ride for MilesTo register for Explorer Series Lectures, visit www.cmnh.org or call (216) 231-1177

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