Environmental Science, Policy and Engineering Speaker Series continues

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The Environmental Science, Policy and Engineering (ESPE) Winter Seminar

Cheryl Charles

Cheryl Charles

Series continues on Wednesday, Feb. 18 with a talk by Cheryl Charles, the co-founder, president and CEO Emerita of the Children & Nature Network (C&NN).

Charles will be speaking about her experience in developing the worldwide movement to reconnect children and nature. Prior to her work with the Children & Nature Network, Charles worked as the national director of Project Learning Tree and Project WILD. She is also an author, and her most recent book is titled “Coming Home: Community, Creativity and Consciousness.”

Her discussion will take place in the Nott Memorial at 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, director for the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, is the final speaker in the series on Wednesday, March 4, rescheduled from Jan. 28. His talk, “Climate change in the American Mind,” will discuss recent trends in Americans’ climate change knowledge, attitudes, policy support and behavior and strategies for more effective public engagement.