YOU ARE INVITED to attend a free, live, expert-led webinar — on Thursday, October 22, from 6-8 PM USET – titled “What Do We Tell The Kids — and What Are They Telling Us? — Generational Perspectives and the Climate Crisis.” Please register now!
Dana R. Fisher, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Director of the Program for Society and the Environment at the University of Maryland, is a dynamic speaker and author. Her research explores democracy, civic participation, activism, and environmental policymaking, with recent studies focusing on the youth climate movement and the American Resistance. Media appearances include CNN, MSNBC, PBS Newshour, and programs on BBC and NPR. She has authored more than sixty research papers and book chapters. American Resistance: from the Women’s March to the Blue Wave (Columbia University Press 2019) is her sixth book.
Danielle F. Lawson, PhD, is an assistant professor of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management and Science Education at Penn State University. Her interests include environmental education, intergenerational learning, and social justice. Her groundbreaking study, “Children can foster climate change concern among parents,” was recently published in Nature Climate Change.
The “Climate Generations” webinar is organized by the West Virginia Center on Climate Change (“WV3C”), a project of Friends of Blackwater, in partnership with the West Virginia Rivers Coalition and the WV Citizen Action Education Fund, with support from the Appalachian Stewardship Foundation. For more information, contact Tom Rodd, West Virginia Center on Climate Change, firstname.lastname@example.org, 304-541-4494.