CCESS 2019: Abstracts

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Overview of the CCESS 2019 Abstracts

Abstract Topic


Historical and Projected Future Climatic Changes in the Great Lakes Region

Jeffrey Andresen:

Professor of meteorology/climatology with Michigan State University’s Department of Geography, Extension Specialist with Michigan State University Extension, and the State Climatologist for Michigan.

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Every Drop Counts: Climate Adaptation Strategies for the Lower Grand River Watershed

Eileen Boekenstein

LGROW Education Program Coordinator

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Alyson Mabie

LGROW Environmental Program Intern/Graduate Assistant

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Climate Change Communication and Education through Design. Wicked Problems, Design Thinking and Collaboration.

Gayle DeBruyn

KCAD Associate Professor and Sustainability Officer

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A Call to Integrate Drawdown’s Solutions into your High School Science Classes

Sarah Duffer

Earth and environmental science teacher at Asheville High School

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Engaging Classrooms in Community Stewardship

Kyle Hart

West Michigan Environmental Action Council, Education Coordinator

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Thea Van Goor

West Michigan Environmental Action Council, Environmental Education Director

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Introducing Climate Change: Lessons from the College Classroom

Sarah Hill

WMU Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainability

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Denise Keele

WMU Associate Professor of Political Science and Environmental and Sustainability Studies

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Students for Sustainable Design

Cherri Holman

Executive Director of the U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan

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Kristen Trovillion

GRPS Sustainability Coordinator

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Charlotte Pease

Associate Professor at GRCC Mechanical and Architectural Design

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Sustainability Practices at Grand Valley State University

Yumiko Jakobcic

Director of the GVSU Office of Sustainability Practices

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Bringing Climate Change Ecological Consequences into the Classroom

David Karowe

Western Michigan University, Department of Biological Sciences

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Climate Change Science and Modeling primer

Elena Lioubimtseva

GVSU Department of Geography and Sustainable Planning Professor and Chair

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Energy Transition and Decarbonization of Economy

Erik Nordman

GVSU Professor of Natural Resources Management

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Climate Policy Primer

Laura Schneider

PhD Associate Professor of Political Science, Grand Valley State University

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Understanding Climate Leadership: Introduction to Climate Goals, Adaptation, Resiliency and Equity for Businesses, Institutions and Schools

Daniel Schoonmaker

Executive Director of West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum

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Climate Change and Marginalized Communities

Margaux Sellnau

GVSU Student, GR Sunrise Movement Coordinator

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Changing the Climate Conversation

Jessica Thompson

Associate Professor, NMU and Northern Climate Network

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Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support (MEECS): Climate Unit

Janet Vail

GVSU Annis Water Resources Institute

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Amanda Syers

GVSU Center for Educational Partnerships

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Climate Change Education Curricula, Resources, and Professional Development

Megan Van Loh

Education Coordinator at Climate Generation

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Teaching about Climate Change in English, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Allen Webb


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