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Science Lecture Series: Dr. Cassaundra Rose

December 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Cassaundra Rose: Maine Won’t Wait:
How Maine is Taking Action on Climate Change

Thursday, December 9th at 7:00 pm

Maine celebrates one year of “Maine Won’t Wait: a four-year plan for climate action” on Dec. 1. Learn about the science that informed “Maine Won’t Wait”, what lessons 2021 has brought, and how people, businesses, and communities can act in support of this plan.                 

Dr. Rose is a Senior Science Analyst and Climate Council Coordinator with the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future (GOPIF). Dr. Rose has more than ten years of academic climate research experience, with expertise in long-term shifts in terrestrial and oceanographic environments and their variability. She holds a MS in Geology from the University of California, Riverside, and a PhD in Earth and Environmental Science from Columbia University. Dr. Rose supports the state climate council, science-based policy analysis, and communications for GOPIF.

The Science Lecture Series at Versant Power Astronomy Center will take place on the second Thursday of each month and is a partnership project with the Maine Science Festival and will feature research from a variety of science disciplines from around our state and use the digital planetarium to visualize these discoveries in a new dramatic and immersive way.

Tickets for planetarium programs are $7 for Adults, $6 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $5 for children under 12. Click here to view the Versant Power Astronomy Center calendar.

Tickets are available online at, by calling 581-1341, or at Versant Power Astronomy Center box office.



December 9, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Versant Power Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States