The Sustainability Charter Committee is organizing a Climate Change Literacy Teach-In, to be held on Earth Day, April 22, on campus. Professor Jerry Schnoor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, will provide a keynote address.
Earth Day Climate Change Literacy Teach-in Schedule
|Senate Chamber, Old Capitol|
|9:30||Jerry Schnoor||50 Years Since Earth Day: A Climate Emergency|
|10:10||Michael Welsh||Announcing Climate Change Competition Open To Students, Staff And Faculty|
|10: 20-11:20||Barbara Eckstein||UN 75th-Anniversary Global Conversations about the Future: Climate Change|
|Peter Thorne||Climate Change Impacts on Public Health|
|Jeff Dorale||Lessons from a Geologist|
|11:20-12:20||David Osterberg||I Get $1000 Off My State Income Tax If I Install Solar Panels. Really?|
|Laurie Neuerburg||Climate Science & Policy: Navigating the Flood of Information|
|Michele Scherer||What Do Climate Change and a Bathtub Have in Common?|
|12:20-1:20||Allexis Mahanna||LENA Project: Sustainability & Kids|
|Charlie Stanier||Climate Science -- Learn How To Better Explain the Greenhouse Effect|
|Matt Hill||Lessons From The Past: An Archeologist’s View of Humans in a Changing World|
|1:20-2:20||Chris Jones||The Perfect Storm: Climate Change Meets Iowa Stream Nitrate|
|Alyssa Clayden||How Climate Change Is Impacting International Migration|
|John Logsdon||Biodiversity: What We Know & Why It Matters|
|2:20-3:20||Connie Mutel||Landscape Changes and Climate Change|
|Erin Irish||The Big Co2 Sequestration: 100 Million Years of Rot-Free Wood Formation|
|CSTS/Riley Troyer||Theories of Science Communication: How Failure Leads to Misconceptions and Poor Policy|
|3:20-4:20||Silvia Secchi||The Paris Climate Accord: An Update|
|Caitlin Owens||Climate Change And Mental Health: Strategies for Self-Care|
|AICHE||Climate Change Game Shows|
In conjunction with teach-in and collaboration with The Center for New Music, the Sustainability Charter Committee announces the following events:
Samuel Pott, Artistic Director
Center for New Music Ensemble
performing music by Qasim Naqvi in
Patch of Turf & Falling Sky (see video)
in two performances in Stark Opera Studio
on April 22, 2020 at 4:30pm and 7:30pm.
THAW | PHASE
a live performance created and performed by MFA in Dance Graduate Students
Angelica DeLashmette-Hurst, Juliet Remmers, and Mariko Ishikawa
in a performance in the Atrium outside the Stark Opera Studio
on April 22, 2020 at 6:00pm.
with Professor Jerry Schnoor "book-ending" Earth day by addressing the Stark audience following the evening performance.
(See at events.uiowa.edu)
You may also enjoy this #ThrowbackThursday-worthy schedule of events from the first such Teach-In, 50 years ago, on our campus. Feel free to also peruse the April 22, 1970 Daily Iowan Earth Day edition.