Climate Change Specialist Angela Burnett to give lecture, “Hurricanes Irma and Maria: Stories from the Frontline of Climate Change” on April 16, 2018
Imagine waking up and realizing you could actually become a climate refugee. Packing maximum sustained winds of 185mph and gusts of over 200mph, Category 5 Hurricane Irma set the record as the strongest hurricane in Atlantic history, and directly hit The Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017. Burnett will talk about the impact and lessons learned from Hurricane Irma, including survivor stories, allowing for powerful connections to climate change, deep caring, and inspiration for action.
This event is sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and the Environmental Research Institute.
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Posted by Office of Communications Thursday, April 12, 2018