“Climate Change or Alternative Facts?”

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Marine & Environmental Research Institute
55 Main st, Blue Hill, Maine, 04614

We are thrilled to host one of the most respected voices in climate change science today. Paul Mayewski PhD. is Director of the Climate Change Institute and Distinguished Professor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences, School of Marine Sciences, School of Policy and International Affairs, University of Maine, Orono. An acclaimed explorer and climate scientist who has led more than 55 expeditions to some of the remotest polar and high altitude reaches of the planet, he has authored more than 450 scientific publications; received numerous honors including the first internationally awarded Medal for Excellence in Antarctic Research and the Explorers Club Lowell Thomas Medal. Dr. Mayewski has developed and led major climate change research programs in Antarctica, Greenland, Asia and New England and has appeared hundreds of times in the media on multiple CBS 60 Minutes broadcasts, several NOVA films, NPR pieces and the 2014 Emmy Award winning “Years of Living Dangerously”. He is the author of “Journey Into Climate” and a member of the Institute’s Scientific Advisory Board.

All lectures are free and open to the public. They start at 6:00 pm with a 5:30pm reception for the speaker at the MERI Center For Environmental Studies, 55 Main Street. Blue Hill. Seating is limited so please arrive on time.

For more information, please visit the Institute online at www.meriresearch.org, e-mail info@meriresearch.org or call 207-374-2135. Media contact: Veronica Young

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