Colloquy Downeast Blue Hill Maine

Colloquy Downeast

Spirited Conversations in Great Company

FacilitatorPaul Mayewski
Date & TimeWednesdays, October 16, 23, 30, November 6
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LocationHoward Room, Blue Hill Public Library
Available Spaces3

Climate Change: Global to Local

This colloquy, is divided into four sessions as follows:

Week (1): Introduction to climate change – background, consensus, and skeptics.

Week (2): US climate change impacts.

Week (3): Climate Futures and Plausible Scenario Planning

Week (4): Moving Forward: Mitigation, Adaptation and Opportunity

Dr. Paul Mayewski, a Brooklin resident, is an internationally acclaimed glaciologist, climate scientist and polar explorer. He is Director of the Climate Change Institute  at the University of Maine. His exploration and science credentials include: leader of more than 55 expeditions to the remotest polar and high altitude reaches of the planet; more than 450 scientific publications; major scientific discoveries that include: abrupt climate change in the atmosphere, human source pollution in remote regions and impacts of climate on past civilizations; numerous scientific honors and organizer and leader of major, multi-institutional climate change research programs and expeditions.

 
▼ Syllabus/Reading

Syllabus/Reading

Readings & Syllabus:

Week (1):  Introduction to climate change – background, consensus, and skeptics. There is plenty of reading so I suggest you focus primarily on (2) and (3) or (4) below and consider the rest as reference material.

Suggested readings:

Week (2): US climate change impacts.

Readings:

Week (3): Climate Futures and Plausible Scenario Planning

Participants will learn how to use Climate ReanalyzerTMsoftware, developed by the Climate Change Institute, University of Maine, to understand recent past, current and future climate.

Readings:

Week (4): Moving Forward: Mitigation, Adaptation and Opportunity

Participants will be asked to provide insights based on their own experience and/or general articles they find.


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