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CLS: Climate Change & What to Do About It with Jordan Kern

Save the date and plan to attend one or all four sessions of this new lecture series developed by the Lakeside Environmental Stewardship Society (LESS) and Lakeside Wooden Boat Society (LWBS) in partnership with Lakeside Chautauqua.

This Climate Change & Lake Erie Lecture Series, held in Orchestra Hall, features expert scientists and thought leaders presented both with in-person and virtual formats on June 15, June 22June 29 and July 6. From global climate change to toxic cyanobacterial blooms, each session includes a one-hour thought-provoking and informational lecture followed by Q&A.

Climate Change & What to Do About It

This discussion features an overview of the challenge of global climate change, including its human drivers and projected impacts. Jordan Kern will also discuss the complex realities involved in addressing climate change, with a focus on navigating tradeoffs between environmental goals (rapid reductions in greenhouse gas emissions) and socioeconomic impacts.

Jordan Kern is an Assistant Professor at NC State University in the Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources. He is a three-time (BS, MS, PhD) graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill in environmental science and engineering. His group’s research is funded by several federal sources, including the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy, and has been featured in national media.

Additional lectures in the series:
June 22: Addressing Climate Change: Ending 20th Century Air Pollution with 21st Century Action
 June 29: Lake Erie Cyanobacterial Blooms: An Overview of Blooms & Ongoing Research with Justin Chaffin
– July 6: Life in a Sacramental Ecology with David McDuffie

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Jun 15, 2022


1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Orchestra Hall
Orchestra Hall
122 West 2nd Street, Lakeside, Lakeside Marblehead, OH, USA


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