Climate Change Talk was held on February 18, 2014.
The University Speaker Series concluded for this year with a presentation from the highly respected scholar, Robert K. Musil, Ph.D., M.P.H., on “Global Climate Change and Environmental Leadership.” He spoke at 7 p.m., Tuesday, February 18, in the Greenfelder-Denlinger Boardrooms of the Student Community Center at University Campus.
Dr. Musil is a senior fellow and adjunct professor at American University, where he teaches about climate change and American environmental politics. He has also has taught at Wesley Theology Seminary about religious responses to global warming and security threats. From 1992 to 2006, Dr. Musil was the executive director and CEO of Physicians for Social Responsibility, winner of the 1985 Nobel Prize for Peace. Earlier in his career, he was honorably discharged from the United States Army, where he reached the rank of captain.
Dr. Musil is also an author with numerous articles to his credit, as well as his 2009 book, Hope for a Heated Planet: How Americans are Fighting Global Warming and Building a Better Future, and his newest work, Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America’s Environment. That will be published in March by Rutgers University Press.