Meltdown – What people should know and why they should care about glaciers

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Meltdown – What people should know and why they should care about glaciers

Wed. January 25, 6:00 PM

 

The Portsmouth Brewery

Jimmy LaPanza Lounge

56 Market Street, Portsmouth NH 03801

Admission: FREE

cameronCameron Wake is a climatologist with the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space at UNH and a faculty fellow in the UNH Sustainability Institute. He also directs Carbon Solutions New England, a public-private partnership promoting collective action to achieve a clean, secure energy future while sustaining our unique cultural and natural resources.

IMG_0307cLarry Hamilton is a professor of sociology and senior fellow at UNH’s Carsey Institute. He has written widely about statistical methods in articles and books including six editions of Statistics with Stata (1990–2006). His research involves human/environment interactions in the Arctic, and surveys of public opinions and knowledge about climate.

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