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Friday, September 27 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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How to talk about extreme temperatures, severe storms and science heading into 2020

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John Schwartz

Science Writer for The New York Times
Schwartz is a science writer for The New York Times, where his writing focuses on climate change. He also writes a humor column for the business section’s mutual funds quarterly and previously covered topics including the space program, law and infrastructure. Previously, Schwartz... Read More →

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Katharine Hayhoe

Atmospheric Scientist and Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University
Hayhoe is a professor at Texas Tech University, where she is also the director of the Climate Science Center. She has been the lead author for several National Climate Assessments and her research focuses on understanding what climate change means for people and the places where we... Read More →
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Amy Myers Jaffe

David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations
Jaffe has expertise on energy and the environment and currently serves as the director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, she served as executive director for energy and sustainability at the University of California... Read More →

Friday September 27, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Bethell Hall