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Former UF professor to outline the implications of ignoring global climate changes

By on March 12th, 2012

Professor Stephen Mulkey

Former University of Florida Professor Stephen Mulkey returns to Gainesville in honor of Climate Week to talk about changes in the global climate.  The public is invited to hear Mulkey speak tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. at Smathers Library East in Room 1A.  His speech is being sponsored by the Civic Media Center, the University of Florida’s Office of Sustainability, The Samuel Proctor Oral HistoryProgram and the Gainesville Chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby.  The  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach sat down with Mulkey to discuss the implications of climate changes.

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