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E-M:/ Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region," a conference at Michigan State on April 9-10, 2008: session and registration information

Enviro-Mich message from "Maya E Fischhoff" <mayaef@msu.edu>

Please join us for

Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region
a conference at Michigan State University
April 9 and 10 (half day), 2008
Michigan State University Union
East Lansing, Michigan

Researchers, decision makers, educators, activists and citizens will come together to examine how climate change will affect the Great Lakes region and how we can respond to it.

Session topics include:
--Physical and ecological responses of the Great Lakes to climate change
--Biodiversity conservation and climate change in Michigan and the Great Lakes Basin
--Impacts of climate change on Great Lakes coastal communities
--Public values, beliefs and attitudes
--Open discussion of "no regrets" policies and actions
--Activism and action at the state and local level
--Economic and policy implications for the Great Lakes Region
--Climate change, utilities and regulation
--Bioeconomy and climate change
--Business responses to climate change

Registration and additional information, including session abstracts, is at

This conference is free and open to the public. Come and join the conversation!

For more information, please contact Maya Fischhoff at mayaef@msu.edu.

Thomas Dietz
Director, Environmental Science and Policy Program
Michigan State University

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