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[free] WILLIAM MOOMAW "Climate Change in New England: Becoming a Resilient Part of the Solution
Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 07:30pm - 09:00pm
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Dr. William Moomaw will talk about the implications and solutions of climate change in New England and what individuals, families, and communities can do to help mitigate these effects.   Dr.  Moomaw's bio is included below.

– Free and open to the public – Everyone is invited to learn here!
– Starts at 7:30PM, speaker presents for an hour, followed by a Q&A session
– Please RSVP by clicking the links below

William Moomaw Ph.D.

William Moomaw is Emeritus Professor of International Environmental Policy and Founding Director of the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy at The Fletcher School at Tufts. He currently serves as Co-Director of the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts, which he co-founded. After serving as AAAS Science Fellow in the US Senate, he began working on climate change in 1988 as the first director of the climate program at World Resources Institute in Washington. He has been a lead author of five Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Reports. The IPCC shared the Nobel Peace Prize for its climate work in 2007.

Dr. Moomaw chairs the board of directors of two climate science and policy organizations, The Climate Group North America and Woods Hole Research Center. He also serves on the boards of directors of The Nature Conservancy of Massachusetts, the Consensus Building InstituteEarthwatch Institute, and is on the National Advisory Boards of the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Young Voices for the Planet. Dr. Moomaw and his wife, Margot, were also able to complete a zero net energy home in Williamstown MA in 2007.

Location Wright-Locke Farm, 78 Ridge St., Winchester, MA