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
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.
Andy Revkin, Climate Journalist. Senior reporter for climate and related issues at ProPublica. Former Dot Earth columnist for The New York Times. Author of The Burning Season, Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast and The North Pole Was Here.
Ian Cheney, Peabody-award winning documentary filmmaker, 2014-2015 Knight Science Journalism fellow.
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.
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.
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.