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Tipping the Scales on Climate Change

Cambridge Science Festival | Tipping the Scales on Climate Change

Cambridge Science Festival

Tipping the Scales on Climate Change: Covering and Communicating an Unthinkably Big Problem

Thursday, April 20, 6:30-8:30pm

The Broad Institute

415 Main Street, Cambridge

Cambridge Science Festival | Tipping the Scales on Climate Change
Undark Magazine
Knight Science Journalism

In its physical, political, and ethical dimensions, the climate change problem is mind-boggling — and perhaps more complex than any other humanity has ever faced.

Join the Knight Science Journalism Program and Undark Magazine for a excerpt of the documentary Measure of a Fog and panel discussion on communicating climate change.

Moderator:

Cambridge Science Festival | Tipping the Scales on Climate Change, Andy Revkin

Andy Revkin, Climate Journalist. Senior reporter for climate and related issues at ProPublica. Former Dot Earth columnist for The New York TimesAuthor of The Burning Season, Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast and The North Pole Was Here.

Key Speakers:

Cambridge Science Festival | Tipping the Scales on Climate Change, Ian Cheney

Ian Cheney, Peabody-award winning documentary filmmaker, 2014-2015 Knight Science Journalism fellow.

Cambridge Science Festival | Tipping the Scales on Climate Change, Nicole Hernandez Hammer

Nicole Hernandez Hammer, Union of Concerned Scientists’ Southeast Climate Advocate. Former assistant director of the Florida Center for Environmental Studies at Florida Atlantic University and former Florida field manager for Moms Clean Air Force.

Cambridge Science Festival | Tipping the Scales on Climate Change, Anthony Leiserowitz

Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. His research investigates the psychological, cultural, political, and geographic factors that drive public environmental perception and behavior.

Cambridge Science Festival | Tipping the Scales on Climate Change, Bina Venkataraman

Bina Venkataraman, former Senior Advisor for Climate Change Innovation in the Obama White House, director of Global Policy Initiatives at the Broad Institute, writer and former journalist for The New York Times and The Boston Globe.

Cost: Free.