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Oxford Professor to Present European Perspective on Climate Change

Ken AddisonBethlehem, Pa., September 11, 2013 –Moravian College will hold a lecture by Oxford Professor Ken Addison,” Climate Change: European Policy and Perspectives” on Monday, September 16, 7:00 p.m. in Pricilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex, Room 102. The talk, Sponsored by Moravian College’s Environmental Studies and Sciences Program, is open to the public and admission is free of charge.

Dr. Ken Addison, Supernumerary fellow and lecturer in Physical Geography at St. Peter’s College, is a scientist with a wide range of interests in glaciological, geomorphological and climate changes of the past 125,000 years and their implications for human society and global environmental security. He has also been a principal figure in the new field of geoconservation, chairing UKRIGS—the statutory conservation agency's voluntary partner—from 1999 - 2003. A Fellow of the Geological Society, Royal Meteorological and Royal Geographical Societies and member of key UK professional bodies covering his field of expertise, he has published papers in principal journals and is co-writing the fourth edition of Routledge's best-selling environmental textbook, Fundamentals of the Physical Environment.

The Pricilla Payne Hurd Complex is located on Moravian’s Main Street Campus near the corner of Monocacy and Locust Streets in Bethlehem, Pa. Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please Dr. Frank Kuserk (kuserk@moravian.edu at least one week prior to the event.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America’s sixth-oldest college. Moravian partners with students to build a strong foundation for their future. Visit the College’s website at www.moravian.edu.