Climate Change in the Great Lakes Agenda

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Seminar for News Leaders | Climate Change and the News | Training

Friday, September 19
WBEZ Chicago
Navy Pier
848 N. Grand Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

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8:30 a.m. Check In (continental breakfast provided)
8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
Sally Eisele, WBEZ; Sunshine Menezes, Metcalf Institute
9:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Session 1: Introduction to Climate Science
Donald Wuebbles, University of Illinois
Julie Winkler, Michigan State University
Peter Snyder, University of Minnesota
10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
Break
11:00 – 12:15 p.m.
Session 2: Climate Change Effects Upon Great Lakes Water Resources
Andrew Gronewold, Great Lakes Ecosystems Research Lab
Frank Szollosi, National Wildlife Federation
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch
1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
Session 3: Great Lakes Ecosystem Impacts of Climate Change
Kate Mulvaney, Purdue University
Chris Swanston, USDA Northern Institute of Applied Science
2:15 – 2:30 p.m.
Break
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Session 4: Addressing Economic, Policy, and Health Impacts
Karen Sands, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Tracey Holloway, University of Wisconsin
Mark Fisher, Council of the Great Lakes Region
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Data Download: How to Bring Life to Climate Change Stories
Shannon Heffernan, WBEZ
Tom Henry, The Toledo Blade

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