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Climate Week 2022 Symposium

at New York Botanical Garden - Bronx

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Location:
Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, New York 10458
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Venue: Ross Lecture Hall
Course Level: 818
Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this lecture class:

As leaders from around the world convene in New York City for Climate Week 2022, NYBG will host a symposium to investigate new trends in climate science, why forests are crucial in mitigating climate change, and what individuals can do to make a difference.

The keynote address, Why Climate Change Matters to You and What You Can Do About It, will be given by Katharine Hayhoe, Ph.D., followed by Forests: A Force for Change, a panel of five distinguished experts—from advocates to scientists and forest managers.

Why Climate Change Matters to You and What You Can Do About It
Keynote Address

  • Climate change affects us all, but it doesn't affect us all equally. Marginalized communities and threatened species are already experiencing the effects of global warming. Dr. Hayhoe will share current solutions that help to mitigate climate change while improving air quality, providing clean water, and protecting coastlines. She'll also discuss how we can use our voices to advocate for change and make a difference where we live, study, or work.

Forests: A Force for Change
Thomas E. Lovejoy, Ph.D., and Edward O. Wilson, Ph.D., Panel

  • This engaging panel will explore why forests are crucial to solving to the climate crisis. Join us to hear which global policies hold the most promise, why understanding species diversity is key to protecting forests, how NYBG works with local communities from the Amazon to New York City to preserve forests, and what you can do to help.


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In accordance with New York City Executive Order 225., all students registering for on-site classes are required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. For more information on what to expect, please visit our FAQs.

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Refunds and Withdrawals

Students can transfer into an alternate section without penalty, provided that's done at the time of cancellation, and with sufficient notice. Classes in which material is being mailed to student, require a minimum of 2 weeks' notice for changes/cancellations.

Missed Classes

No discounts will be granted for missed classes. There are no refunds or credits 24 hours before a course begins. A refund will be issued if your class is cancelled due to low enrollment. If you wish to withdraw from a course before it begins, you must notify the Registration Office ten full business days before the first class meeting. We will issue a refund minus a $10 processing fee.

  • If you must withdraw fewer than ten days before the first class meeting:
  • No refunds will be granted for course levels 0–299 and 700–999
  • A 75% refund minus a $10 processing fee will be granted for course levels 300–699

Please note: Floral Design materials fees will not be refunded fewer than five (5) business days before class begins.


MAKE-UP POLICY

New York Botanical Garden do not offer make-up classes.

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