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Septemer 24, 2019

Posted by Communications and Marketing on September 24, 2019

Below you will find suggested Dalhousie University experts who can speak to current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Tuesday September 24, 2019.

Youth and Climate Change
With global climate strikes taking place from September 20-27, we are seeing increased pressure from today’s youth for policy makers to address climate change. Dr. Tarah Wright is available to provide comment on the importance of educating youth on climate change and its impacts. She can also provide perspective on the importance of youth being involved in environmental problem solving.

Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Tarah Wright, Professor, Environmental Science Program
Research Interests: Environmental education, education for sustainable development, bioaffinity and nature exposure, the role of culture (specifically the arts) in sustainable development/environmental issues, and environmental problem solving
Contact: tarah.wright@dal.ca or 902-497-1831

Election 2019
With the campaign period heating up, Dalhousie has experts who can provide perspective on key campaign issues, the importance of the youth vote, what the polls are telling us, breaking down debates and more.

Dalhousie Experts: Dr. Lori Turnbull, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; and Dr. Howard Ramos, Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Research Interests: Canadian parliamentary governance, political ethics, elections, electoral systems, public engagement, social change and social movements.
Contact: lturnbul@dal.ca or 902-494-6605; and howard.ramos@dal.ca or 902-402-9893.