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Feedback Loops: Forests

Feedback Loops: Forests Online

Join us for a virtual screening of the short film Feedback Loops: Forests.

Watch the film at your convenience upon registration, and tune in on May 19, 2021, for a discussion with Kristina Anderson-Teixeira (Ecologist and Leader of Smithsonian’s ForestGEO Ecosystems & Climate Program) and Beverly Law (Professor Emeritus, College of Forestry, Oregon State University) moderated by Bill Moomaw (Professor Emeritus of International Environmental Policy, Fletcher School, Tufts University).

This program is offered as part of the 4-part virtual series Natural History on the Big Screen: Feedback Loops, taking place monthly May-August, 2021. Register to receive the screening and Zoom Webinar links.

About the FilmThe world’s forests are responsible for removing a quarter of all human carbon emissions from the atmosphere and are essential for cooling the planet. But that fraction is shrinking as the three major forests of the world—tropical, boreal, and temperate—succumb to the effects of climate feedback loops. The resulting tree dieback threatens to tip forests from net carbon absorbers to net carbon emitters, heating rather than cooling the planet.

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This event is not being hosted by the SJR State Library. We are sharing news of this free event because it is related to the curriculum offered at the College and, therefore, may be of interest to our students, faculty, and staff.  

Date:
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Time:
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Audience:
  Community Members     SJR State Employees     SJR State Students  
Categories:
  Exploration - Citizen Scientist     Partner or non-profit agency event  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL: https://www.si.edu/events?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D152524705