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Sept. 29

Sept. 29, 2020


Derek Rayment
Public + Media Relations Manager
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Climate change, agriculture to be focus of sustainability series talk on Oct. 21

OMAHA, Neb. — The Claire M. Hubbard Foundation Sustainability Speaker Series will feature an online discussion regarding climate change and agriculture on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. It will be offered via Zoom and is free and open to the public. Metropolitan Community College and its speakers will explore global, national and regional climate change issues using the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Science On a Sphere, located at MCC North Express.

Speakers include Doug Kluck, NOAA Regional Climate Series director, who will talk about the big picture when it comes to climate change, and Andrea Basche, University of Nebraska-Lincoln assistant professor of Agronomy and Horticulture, who will illustrate the connections between climate change and agriculture. A short Q&A session will follow both speakers.

To join the online event, visit to find a Zoom link.


Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.