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Svante L. Myrick | Ithaca’s Green New Deal: Opportunities and Challenges

Monday, March 2, 2020 at 2:55pm to 4:10pm

Plant Sciences, 233

Svante L. Myrick was sworn into office in January 2012 and became, at 24, the City of Ithaca's youngest Mayor and first Mayor of color. Svante was first elected to the Common Council at the age of 20 while still a junior at Cornell University.

Seminar Series: Perspectives on the Climate Change Challenge:

  • Mondays, Spring Semester 2020, 2:55-4:10pm, 233 Plant Sciences
  • Most sessions available as a Zoom Webinar
     

This university-wide seminar series provides important views on the critical issue of climate change, drawing from many perspectives and disciplines. Experts from both Cornell University and other universities will present an overview of the science of climate change and climate change models, the implications for agriculture, ecosystems, and food systems, and provide important economic, ethical, and policy insights on the issue. The seminar is being organized and sponsored by the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering and the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.

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Seminar

Departments

Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Biological and Environmental Engineering, Sustainability

Website

https://www.atkinson.cornell.edu/even...

Hashtag

#climatechange

Speaker

Svante L. Myrick

Speaker Affiliation

City of Ithaca, NY

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