On Tuesday, February 12 Ann Arbor will play host to the NCA Midwest Regional Townhall, bringing in around 100 climate change experts to discuss the latest National Climate Assessment. Local, state, tribal and federal leaders will come together with non-profits, academia, industry leaders and small businesses to share information and regional efforts to limit the impacts of climate change. Attendants are encouraged to collaborate to find solutions for long term climate problems. Throughout the day will be both large panel and small group discussions. Rosina Bierbaum, former Dean, University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment and one of the lead authors of the NCA Report, and Melinda Koslow of the National Wildlife Federation will be the guest speakers. Free. Registration is required.
8:30am-4pm. UM Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave. 734-764-1817. www.graham.umich.edu —JG