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“What Are The Poles (North and South) Telling Us About Earth’s Climate Future?”

March 23 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, the West Virginia Center on Climate Change (“WV3C”) will host a free, live, “hybrid webinar” educational program. 

You are invited to join, either online via Zoom or in-person at the “smart conference room” facilities of the West Virginia University Media Innovation Center — on the 4th Floor of the Evansdale Crossing Building, 62 Morrill Way, Morgantown WV (26506). Doors open at 6:30 PM. Free parking after 5PM.  The online program will begin at 7:00 PM USET and go until 8:00 PM. 

The program topic is “What Are the Poles (North and South) Telling Us About Earth’s Climate Future?” To attend and participate in this program — either online or in-person — please register now here.  

Dr. Julie Brigham-Grette will be the main speaker.  She is Professor of Geoscience at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and past Chair of the Polar Research Board of the US National Academy of Sciences.  Her distinguished professional biography is here.

Dr. Brigham-Grette will discuss how the Arctic climate has already changed, what we can expect as global climate change continues, and why we urgently need to address the climate crisis to protect humanity’s future.

Dr. Amy Weislogel, Associate Professor of Sedimentary Geology at West Virginia University, will be a panelist. She received her PhD in Geology from Stanford University. She leads a research group in Sedimentary Basin Studies to reconstruct tectonic and paleo-environmental processes. Dr. Weislogel’s research page can be found here.

Dr. Christopher J. Russoniello, Assistant Professor of Geology at West Virginia University, will also be a panelist. He received his PhD in Geology from the University of Delaware. Dr. Russoniello leads a research group that explores the interface between the earth, fresh water, and the ocean. His research page can be found here.

To attend and participate in this program — either online or in person — please register now here. 

When you register, you will be asked to whether you plan to attend the in-person program in Morgantown. Regardless of what you indicate, you are welcome to attend and participate in person or online, as you choose.  You will receive a confirming email with a link to join the program online, and notices of any future updated program information.  At the in-person venue, we will observe WVU COVID classroom requirements, which are currently “masks optional.”

A video recording will be available for registrants who cannot attend. We do not share your contact information.

You can see past WV3C webinar programs at the WV3C YouTube Channel.  For the latest on climate science and policy with a West Virginia focus, visit and follow WV3C at the West Virginia Center on Climate Change on Facebook.

Thanks for your climate concern! 

For more information, email info@wvclimate.org.