Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan

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

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