Adelphi University’s Award-Winning Exploring Critical Issues Discusses Climate Change

Program Airs in NY and CT on Cablevision 29 and 137 and Verizon FiOS 296 and streams simultaneously at

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Garden City, NY - November 20th, 2014 - Exploring Critical Issues, the award-winning televised series conceived and hosted by Adelphi University President Robert A. Scott, will once again bring expert panelists together to discuss important current topics. The latest edition will discuss the crucial topic of climate change. It will air for two weeks, beginning on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 10:00 PM.

“The earth may be the central element all people share in an interdependent world,” said Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott. “We inherited the earth; don’t we have an obligation to protect it for the next generation and those to come after?”

Joining Dr. Scott to explore this critical issue are Dr. John Dooher, professor of physics, Adelphi University; Mary Jean McCarthy, clinical assistant professor of education, Adelphi University; Dr. Beth Christensen, associate professor and director of the environmental studies program, Adelphi University; and Dr. Aaren Freeman, assistant professor of biology, Adelphi University.

“Climate Change” airs in New York and Connecticut on Cablevision 29 (Long Island) and 137 (Connecticut and New York area outside of Long Island) and FiOS 296 (New York and Fairfield, CT). It will also stream simultaneously at on the airdates and times as follows:

  • Sunday, December 7 and December 14 at 10:00 PM
  • Monday, December 8 and December 15 at 10:30 PM
  • Friday, December 12 and December 19 at 1:30 PM
  • Sunday, December 14 and December 21 at 7:00 AM

Seen by nearly ten million households, Exploring Critical Issues has earned four Telly Awards (the cable equivalent of an Emmy) and the 2013 MarCom Gold Award for the Critical Regional Public Policy Issues (broadcast and cable) Campaign.  As the engaged University, Adelphi is proud to sponsor Exploring Critical Issues to provide scholars, advocates and other distinguished guests with a forum in which to examine important local, regional, national and global topics, including the environment, health, business, the arts, politics, law and government regulations.

About Adelphi University
Adelphi is a world-class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, College of Nursing and Public Health and the School of Social Work—the coeducational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 43 states and 45 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and its centers in Manhattan, Suffolk County, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies, in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

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