Fla. Museum Sunday lecture examines climate change, global warming

March 13th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will host a lecture by University of Florida Ecology professor Stephen Mulkey on the latest work and discoveries in the battle against global warming from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday as part of the museum’s Science Sundays lecture series.

The presentation, “Turn Down the Heat,” will examine how climate change is shaping the earth and the steps being taken to reduce the risks associated with these changes. Mulkey serves as science adviser to the Century Commission for a Sustainable Florida and as Director of Research and Outreach/Extension for the UF School of Natural Resources and Environment and is involved in numerous committees related to energy, greenhouse gas emissions, land use and sustainability.

Science Sundays lectures cover a variety of topics and are geared for adults. For more information, visit www.flmnh.ufl.edu/education/science_sundays.htm or call (352) 273-2063.

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Writer: Caroline Glagola
Media contact: Paul Ramey, 352-273-2054, pramey@flmnh.ufl.edu