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Southern Miss to Host Climate Change Panel Discussion

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

The following is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi

The Office of Sustainability at The University of Southern Mississippi is sponsoring a panel discussion regarding climate change on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Panelists will include Dr. Mark Puckett, Chair of the Department of Geography and Geology; Mark Klinedinst, Professor Emeritus of Economics; and Will Watson and Bill Curtis of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby. The discussion will focus on climate change from scientific, economic, political, and social perspectives. 

“This event is an important opportunity for members of our community to come together and discuss not only our changing climate, but how it will affect us physically, socially and economically,” said Christina Foreman, Sustainability Coordinator at Southern Miss.

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