Ecologist Dr. Curt Stager to present at Whallonsburg Grange

WHALLONSBURG-The Grange Lyceum series is pleased to present a lecture by science journalist Curt Stager entitled "Climate Whiplash: What Happens After Global Warming?" on Saturday, June 18, at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. with discussion following his presentation.

Dr. Stager is the author of the new book, "Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth," an exploration of climate change, the key role of human civilization in causing the climate to warm, and the long view of the planet's future. Stager is an ecologist, biologist and paleo-climatologist with a diverse background in the natural sciences. He is the primary researcher and co-host of the syndicated show Natural Selections on North Country Public Radio, and the author of dozens of articles in publications ranging from Adirondack Life to Quartenary Research.

A lifelong teacher and writer, he is a popular speaker who presents complex ideas to diverse audiences. Dr. Stager currently teaches at Paul Smith's College and holds a research position at the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine.

Dr. Stager's book will be on sale at the lecture. Admission for the event is $5; students $3.

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