The Cultural Crisis of Climate Change: Q&A With Dr. April Beisaw

“Past climate changes have created the ruins of civilizations on which we build mythologies of disappearance. These past cultures changed when the climate did. We are trying to resist those changes. That is the crisis.” Dr. April Beisaw will be a panelist for “Planning Ahead in the Anthropocene” June 18 at 7:00 PM at Beacon Institute’s Center for Environmental Innovation and Education, Denning’s Point, Beacon.

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Life on the Ice: Q&A with Susan Fox Rogers

Susan Fox Rogers is an author, professor of writing, rock climber, backcountry skier, kayaker, environmentalist, avid hiker and birder. She is a woman of enduring passions. The greatest of these is her lifelong obsession with the polar regions and their explorers, which inspired her to live for six weeks in Antarctica and write her book Antarctica: Life on the Ice. In anticipation of her April 16 appearance at the Center for Environmental Innovation and Education, I spoke with Susan about her time in the Antarctic and Arctic and her kinship since childhood with the explorers whose names are writ large in polar history.

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