BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

‘Climate Change: causes, problems, impacts and solutions’

LAKE PLACID – The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is presenting a special program, “Climate Change: causes, problems, impacts and solutions” at 8 p.m. Saturday at ADK’s High Peaks Information Center, located at Heart Lake in Lake Placid.

This presentation is free and open to the public.

Whether it is severe storms such as Hurricane Irene, extreme flooding, elevated global temperatures, expanding droughts, or melting ice and rising sea levels, climate change is having an increasingly adverse impact on our planet. SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury Branch Campus Dean, Dr. Steve Danna, serves as a Climate Reality Leader through the Climate Reality Project and will present information about Climate Change’s causes, problems, impacts, and solutions. This session is for those individuals concerned about our changing climate and interested in strategies to minimize climate change impacts for our generation and generations to come.

ADK’s Saturday Evening Lecture Series offers presentations on natural history, backcountry recreation, Adirondack history, art and music.

The Adirondack Mountain Club, founded in 1922, is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to protecting the New York State Forest Preserve and other wild lands and waters through conservation and advocacy, environmental education and responsible recreation.

For more information, directions or questions about membership, contact ADK North Country office in Lake Placid at 518-523-3441 or visit www.adk.org.