Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan

Earth Day: Climate Action Rally at the University of Michigan Campus

Speakers:
Prof. Knute Nadelhoffer, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Director of the Biological Station
Prof. Richard Rood, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
State Representative Jeff Irwin

This event will open with a presentation by Prof. Knute Nadelhoffer on the science and projected impacts of climate change. Prof. Richard Rood will then discuss the impact of a warming Arctic on the jet stream and the Arctic Oscillation, especially the role of blocking patterns in causing droughts, floods, heat waves, and cold snaps. A third speaker will address the dangers of sociopolitical unrest posed by climate change. Finally, State Representative Jeff Irwin will address the political challenges of fighting climate change.

Where: The Ingalls Mall of the University of Michigan campus, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Date: Tuesday, April 22
Time: 5:00PM - 6:30PM