Professor Zook Represents University at Climate Change Conference in Washington DC
Professor Douglas Zook will be participating in the Building Climate Solutions conference in Washington, DC from January 28-30, 2014. Professor Zook will be acting as an official Boston University representative, as established by the Provost’s Office, to the National Council on Science and the Environment (NCSE) and the associated Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (CEDD).
Over a thousand scientists, educators, and policy makers from around the Nation and overseas will attend the conference. Attendees include highly-regarded experts in the field such as Dr. James Hansen of Columbia University and former director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies; Dr. Virginia Burkett, a Chief Scientist on the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC): and Richard Alley, Professor of Geosciences at Penn State.
Utilizing his 25-plus years of experience in Science Education and Global Ecology, Professor Zook will support interactive sessions about climate change education, share BU sustainability achievements, and engage in discussions with Federal government agency and university representatives on potential solutions and collaborations. The conference is also an opportunity to hear about the latest research findings on anthropogenic climate change and introduce colleagues to the emerging Global Ecology Education Initiative originated by Professor Zook.