Interviews with CCI Speakers
The UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative Interview Series will air and stream live on local cable television on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Each interview will air for 4-6 weeks, in the below order and will run from September, 2012 through the May, 2013. Go to ltc.org to view the series schedule and tune in to your local cable network, channel 8 or view episodes by clicking on the links below.
The interviews will feature:
|"Old Media, New Media: the Promise and Perils of Communicating Climate Change"
||Geoffrey Haines-Stiles, write and producer for PBS' "Earth, the Operator's manual"
||Climate change information through visuals, videa and new media
|“Rethinking Climate Refugees and Climate Conflict: Rhetoric, Reality and Politics"
||Dr. Betsy Hartmann, Hampshire College
||Climate change and location may force migration; political reaction and consequences
|"Building the Movement to Transition Beyond Fossil Fuels"
||Carrie Watkins, Brandeis University student; Better Future Project
||Student activist speaks about her experiences and projects at Brandeis
|“Climate change and extreme events: What we know and what we don't"
||Dr. Ellen Douglas, UMass Boston
||Current research, what it is showing, future implications
|"Climate change comes to Thoreau's Concord: Impacts on plants, birds and butterflies."
||Dr. Richard Primack, Boston University
Study of bird and plant adaptations and migrations over a period of time in Concord, MA; climate change factors
|"The Future of the Clean Energy Industry"
||Scott Clavenna, CEO GreenTech Media, Boston
||Alternative Energy Solutions, wind and solar
|"Climate Change and Cleaner Energy: Legal Pitfalls and Prospects"
||Dr. John Duff, UMass Boston
||Legal hurdles and cleaner energy in a quickly changing world