Lectures and Special Events
Our Earth's Future Google+ Hangout: Hurricane Sandy, Extreme Weather, and Climate Change
December 1, 2014
On December 1, we're “opening the doors” of our online classroom and inviting you to join us for a Google+ Hangout event: Our Earth’s Future—A Conversation about Climate Change.
As part of the curriculum in the American Museum of Natural History’s online course Our Earth’s Future, scientists will discuss lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy and the link between climate change and extreme weather events. This Hangout event will be hosted live from the Museum’s newest exhibition, Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters, which investigates how nature’s forces shape our dynamic planet.
Moderated by Catherine Pomposi, doctoral candidate the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences at Columbia University, the panel includes Our Earth's Future course instructor Debra Tillinger, physics professor at Marymount Manhattan College, and Radley Horton, associate research scientist at the Center for Climate Systems Research at Columbia University.
Viewers are encouraged to participate. Submit questions and comments on the Hangout page before or during the event.
Log on HERE to access the Google+ Hangout
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