Climate Change in New England
A Free Lecture Series Presented by Salem Sound Coastwatch and the National Park Service.
November 19 - "How is Climate Change affecting our National Parks - and the National Park Service?" – Jonathan Parker of the Salem Maritime National Historic Site will share what the National Park Service response to climate change.
December 3 – "A Piece of the Carbon Mitigation Puzzle: America's Offshore Wind Energy Opportunity" - Fara Courtney, Director of US Offshore Wind Collaborative will examine the status of the offshore wind industry globally, and the potential, progress and challenges in this country, with a particular focus on activity in the Northeast.
December 10 - "Preparing for Coastal Climate Change: How Do We Assess Vulnerability and Plan to Adapt?" - Dr. Paul Kirshen, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UNH, is a climate expert in developing strategies to help adapt coastal urban infrastructures to address climate change.
Where: The National Park Service Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem MA 01970
Past Speakers and Presenters include:
Dr. Cameron Wake, Research Associate Professor, Climatology and Glaciology at the University of New Hampshire
Did You Know?
The largest customs duty bill collected at the Port of Salem was $140,761 when the ship Sumatra returned from Canton in 1831.