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2020 MVRPC Miami Valley Climate Change Seminar is Feb. 24

By Mark Gokavi

The 2020 Miami Valley Climate Change Seminar will include speakers from The Climate Reality Project, the Miami Conservancy District and Ohio State University. Registration is free.

The Feb. 24 event, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Dayton Realtors building at 1515 S. Main St, is presented by the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission. The half-day session will include current data and science on Ohio climate change effects and a practical understanding of mitigation and adaptation actions.

Confirmed speakers include: Aaron Wilson, atmospheric scientist at Ohio State’s Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center ; Mike Ekberg, manager of water monitoring at the Miami Conservancy District; and Kevin Kent, founder and CEO of Critical Facilities Efficiency Solutions.

Wilson also is a contributing member to the State Climate Office of Ohio. A hydro-geologist, Mike has been with the Miami Conservancy District since 2000. Kent, a leader in data center energy efficiency, has an affiliation with several United States environmental foundations.

For more sustainability news, visit the University of Dayton Hanley Sustainability Institute’s news blog, the HSI webpage or the Sustainability Program website.

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