The Bedford Lyceum

A Forum on the Arts, Spirituality, Science and Justice

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coordinated by Ellen Scheiner

* Note that until further notice Lyceums will follow a varying schedule and will be conducted “virtually” via Zoom. Watch this space for info.

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Sunday, October 3rd from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

We’re thrilled to announce:

Dr. Robert Stowe, Director of Harvard’s Project on Climate Agreements & the Harvard Environmental Economics Program, will be speaking about International Efforts to Address Climate Change — Sunday, October 3 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm via Zoom!    Please join us for this exciting discussion.

The devastating effects of climate change are evident worldwide. To address this global crisis successfully will require large-scale social and economic transformation.  Dr. Stowe will discuss several reasons WHY fixing this immense problem is so complex and HOW we might overcome its challenges.

Drawing from more than 26 years of experience, Dr. Stowe is a leading expert on today’s complex environmental issues.

Robert C. Stowe holds a Ph.D. in political science from MIT and an A.B. in physics from Harvard. He has worked in the non-profit, academic, and business sectors — as a teacher, consultant, editor, and member of key international panels such as the Climate Change Expert Group (hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and the World Bank’s Technical Expert Group for Supporting Article 6 [of the “Paris Agreement”].

** First Parish in Bedford is proud to present this talk as part of its free, monthly forums (lyceums) on a wide range of topics.   All talks are free and open to the public.   Registration is NOT required.  **

Zoom Meeting Link:

Meeting ID: 834 2968 5798
Passcode: 116304
One tap mobile +16465588656,,83429685798#,,,,*116304#
By phone +1 646 558 8656


The Bedford Lyceum needs Y-O-U!

The Bedford Lyceum is a free forum on the arts, science, spirituality, and justice — made possible by the First Parish in Bedford.

Have an intriguing idea for a lecture?  Can you recommend a great speaker?

We need YOUR ideas, leads, and suggestions so we can have another TERRIFIC year!

We’d love to hear from you!

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