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The Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocacy organization founded in 1983, will be hosting a three-part virtual program beginning Wednesday, Nov. 17 featuring a multidimensional look at the pressing global threat of climate change. The episodes will be hosted by Symposium 365, the premier source for media and events in the global space ecosystem.

Climate change is one of the most complex and demanding issues the world is facing today. Policymakers, business leaders, environmental activists, and average citizens are asking important questions, including: What is causing the rise in global temperatures? What are the potential ramifications of changing environments on our global economy and national security? What is being done and needs to be done to adequately address these threats? This three-part series will address all these questions, offering informed and experienced insights from notable leaders and experts.

Cause and Effect of Climate Change; part 1 of a 3-part series

The first panel session will focus on the root of the problem — discussing the factors that cause climate change and how the long-term effects impact our planet, resources and way of life. The event is open to Symposium 365 subscribers and more information is available here:

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1 p.m. ET

The event features opening remarks by Ms. Ezinne Uzo-Okoro, Assistant Director, OSTP and panelists include:

Ms. Nancy Colleton, President, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

Mr. David Herring, Chief of the Communication, Education, and Engagement Division, NOAA

Dr. Karen St. Germain, Director Earth Science Division, NASA

Following the the first episode, subsequent episode dates:

(Part 2) Thursday, Dec. 2, 1 p.m. ET

(Part 3) Wednesday, Dec 8, 1 p.m. ET

Melting polar ice caps are endangering humans and wildlife. Image by Blasting News.

The Symposium 365 Digital Platform, launched in 2020 by Space Foundation’s Symposium 365 division, produces virtual signature programming for professionals, entrepreneurs, educators and students to learn, connect and conduct business 365 days a year via webinars, podcasts, live-streamed events, and published reports.

Advocating for space exploration and space-inspired industries on Earth, Symposium 365 Digital Platform features industry-leading presentations, classified space intelligence events, expert panel discussions. space mission briefings, space economy research and data analysis, workforce and supply chain perspectives, space technology innovation reviews, and award presentations.

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The Space Foundation is a nonprofit advocacy organization founded in 1983, based in Colorado Springs. It offers a gateway to information, education and collaboration for space exploration and space-inspired industries that define the global space ecosystem. Driven by a partnership model, Space Foundation operates three divisions that unite the entire spectrum of stakeholders — business, government, education and local communities — through corporate membership, sponsorship, fundraising and grants: Symposium 365 is its premier source for media and events, including the world-renowned Space Symposium and The Space Report. Center for Innovation and Education is a lifelong learning platform. Global Alliance facilitates collaboration around the world.