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Saturday, November 11 • 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Climate Change in the Next Ten Years
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The effects of climate change can already be seen all over the world. Close to home, the superstorm hurricane season, midwestern drought, and western wildfires are all linked to climate change. However, the impacts are felt most keenly by developing countries, and the poorer inhabitants of developed countries. Panelists will discuss the climatological, meteorological, and sociopolitical developments we can expect to see in the next 10 years, and the most important steps that need to be taken to mitigate these impacts.

Speakers
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Chris Kreuter

Chris is the author of two sci-fi books: The Intergalactic Adventures of the Rainy River Bees, and The Shortcut. He's also designed & published multiple board games under the banner of Masquerade Games. During daylight hours, Chris is a career railroader, voracious reader, and occasional... Read More →
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Frank O'Brien

Frank O'Brien is a spaceflight historian, primarily as a researcher for the Apollo Lunar Surface Journal, and is co-editor of the Apollo Flight Journal. He is the author of The Apollo Guidance Computer: Architecture and Operation (Springer, 2010). He has long been involved with museums... Read More →
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Jay Wile

Dr. Jay L. Wile holds an earned Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in nuclear chemistry and a B.S. in chemistry from the same institution. He has taught at both the university and high school levels and has won several awards for excellence in teaching. He has also published more... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Crystal Ballroom Two