Climate Impact, Mitigation, and Adaptation (CIMA) – March 26-29, 2012 at UConn Storrs

The University of Connecticut is hosting a series of presentations and events March 26-29, 2012 focused on Climate Impact, Mitigation, and Adaptation (CIMA): A Reflection of Our Future. Included below is a list of events and for more information visit the Climate Impact and Adaptation (CIMA) website at:

 MONDAY – 26 MARCH 2012

Wilbur Cross, North Reading Room
Opening Ceremonies & Signing of Sustainability Commitment (3:00 to 5:00)

  • President Susan Herbst, University of Connecticut
  • Professor Gene Likens, Member of the National Academy of Sciences & Board of Trustees Distinguished Research Professor
  • Commissioner Daniel Esty, CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection

Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center
Mark Hertsgaard (12:00 to 1:00)
“How ‘Generation Hot’ Can Fight Climate Change … and Win”

Bishop Center, Rooms 7A & 7B
Climate Impact Expo:  Actions for Cool Communities (6:30 to 9:00)
Mark Hertsgaard Featured Speaker
“Inspiring Our Communities To Fight Global Warming”
Interactive Town Discussion:  Local & Regional Climate Adaptation Strategies

Student Union, North Lobby
Interactive Eco-Footprint Exhibit (9:00 to 5:00)

Student Union, South Lobby
Research Presentations by Students & Faculty Members (9:00 to 5:00)

Student Union, Theater
Green Careers & Organic Agriculture Panel Discussion (3:00 to 4:00)

Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center – 4:00 to 5:30
Provost Peter Nicholls
“UConn’s Academic Plan & the Environment”

Dr. Michael Mann
“The Hockey Stick: On the Front Lines in the Climate Wars”

Art Exhibit  – 19 MARCH to 22 APRIL 2012
Sustainability & Environmental Stewardship Art Exhibit – 19 March to 22 April – Stevens Gallery, Homer Babbidge Library

Leave a Reply