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Movies That Matter – Climate Conversations: What We Know & How We Can Shape Our Future
April 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Climate change is arguably the defining challenge of our time. Join Earthwatch and NOVA in the screening of “Decoding the Weather Machine” a brand new NOVA film with the quest to better understand the workings of the weather and climate machine we call Earth, and discover how we can be resilient—even thrive—in the face of enormous change. Following the film join the conversation as we explore different perspectives on climate change and how we can shape our future. The panel of experts includes: Science Editor for NOVA, Caitlin Saks; journalist, policy expert, and MIT educator, Bina Venkatarman; project leader for Build it with Wood, Nicole St. Clair Knobloch; and local high school student, Zoe Foster. Lively discussion will be moderated by Earthwatch Communications Director, Alix Morris.
Doors open at 6pm. Program starts at 6:30
Earthwatch is an environmental nonprofit that specializes in citizen science. Our programs are based on the principle that every individual can make a meaningful contribution to science. Through our programs people from all walks of life get hands on working side by side with world class scientist on critical conservation research projects.
NOVA revolves around a simple premise: the world of science is exciting! For NOVA viewers, science means adventure and exploration—because from ants to aliens, this weekly documentary series probes the far reaches of earth, sea and stars. NOVA is the most-watched prime time science series on American television, reaching an average of five million viewers weekly.