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Climate Change in the Adirondacks Forum | June 4th

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Temperatures in the Adirondacks are rising at twice the rate of the rest of the globe —about 3 degrees since 1900. If the trend continues, that increase is expected to double by 2050.

Join us for a special screening of Sinking Cities followed by a discussion on the impact of of climate change in our region. Join us at the MLPBS studios on Tuesday, June 4th at 7:30pm for our forum on Climate Change as we bring together members of our community for a discussion on the issues we face, and potential solutions.

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Guests will include:

Dr. Eric Leibensperger is a climatologist with SUNY Plattsburgh who authored a study on the increase in temperatures in the Adirondacks over the past century, especially since 1980, and primarily during the winter season; Willie Janeway is the Executive Director of the Adirondack Council; Dr. Lee Ann Sporn is a biology professor from Paul Smith’s College who is an expert on ticks; and Brendan Quirion is the Director of the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program and will discuss how invasive species may benefit from warming temperatures and how it may help them spread further into the Adirondack Park.

All our climate change coverage will be posted on our Peril and Promise page, along with a curated list of locally available resources.

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Date:
June 4
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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