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UF’s 4th Annual Climate Communications Summit

November 7, 2018, 5 to 8  p.m.
Harn Museum of Art

Optional tours of The World to Come
climate-change art exhibit from 4 to 5 p.m.

Join us for a dynamic discussion with the experts, followed by food, drink and participant dialogue on best practices for communicating climate science across campus and around the world.

Hear keynote presentations from:

Dr. Ed Maibach, distinguished professor and director of George Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication. For the past decade, Dr. Maibach’s research has focused exclusively on studying and enhancing public understanding of and engagement in climate

Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd, the distinguished professor of geography and atmospheric sciences at the University of Georgia who hosts the Weather Channel’s award-winning Sunday program Weather Geeks and writes on weather and climate for Forbes magazine. Dr. Shepherd is widely lauded for his ability to translate climate science to broad audiences.

And a discussion with:

A joint project of the UF College of Journalism and Communications and the Florida Climate Institute, UF’s climate communications summit is co-sponsored by the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Office of the Provost , Sustainable UF and the Harn Museum of Art.

For information on previous years’ events, click here.