Shulski to moderate June 15 climate change panel

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Shulski to moderate June 15 climate change panel

A photo from the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency shows vast flooding in Nebraska.

A panel discussion on the potential impacts of climate change in Nebraska is 7 p.m. June 15 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

The “Weathering Uncertainty: Our Connections to Climate” discussion will be moderated by Martha Shulski, Nebraska State Climatologist, director of the Nebraska State Climate Office, and professor in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Panelists include Mark McHargue, president of the Nebraska Farm Bureau; Hannah Birge, director of agriculture for Nature Conservancy-Nebraska; Josh Moenning, mayor of Norfolk; and Jesse Bell, director of the water, climate and health program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

The panel, sponsored by Humanities Nebraska, will examine how different sectors of the state are responding to climate change. The program will be streamed live and include an audience Q&A.

Participation is available online or in person. Seating at the Lied Center is general admission and no tickets will be issued. Audience members will be instructed on how to ask questions or submit comments.

Registration, available here, is required to participate online.

Learn more about the event.

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