Start Date/Time: Monday, March 29, 2010, 3:30 PM
Location: ATG 310C
Speaker: Dr. Melanie Fitzpatrick (Union of Concerned Scientists)
Title: "Climate science under attack: how can we change the narrative?"
Dr. Melanie Fitzpatrick, a graduate of Earth and Space Sciences, now works with the Union of Concerned Scientists, in their Cambridge, MA office. Melanie will speak about the recent media coverage of climate science and climate scientists, and put this in context with what's been happening in Congress over the last year and the ways that public opinion on global warming have shifted. She will outline how UCS as an organization is supporting the integrity of scientific research and enhancing the visibility of scientists. Find out how you can also play an important role in restoring the reputation of the science community.