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Almost four years ago, about six months after I started working at Earthwatch, I had the pleasure of chatting with one of our scientists, Dr. Peter Kershaw, of the Climate Change at the Arctic’s Edge expedition, just before he was about to address a crowd of Bostonians attending one of our fundraising events. Despite the wonderful setting, at the Boston Science Museum’s outdoor pavilion as the sun set behind the city skyline to our west and turned the Charles River golden red, Dr. Kershaw had an unenviable task.
Like most scientists studying issues that are in the public eye – and has any environmental issue been there more than climate change these past ten years? – Dr. Kershaw was familiar with the challenges of such a moment. He had to address a crowd of non-scientists, most of whom had had a few cocktails, and some of whom probably couldn’t…
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