Conference Makes Connections

The first annual Sustany® Conference took a serious and sustained look at the ramifications of climate change in Tampa Bay.  A sobering introduction to the scientific data was lead by Dr. Compton Tucker of NASA, with  Dr. Mark Stewart, Dr. Jeffrey Ryan and Dr. Frank Edgar Muller-Karger – all from USF .

The second session addressed the Economics of Climate Change with Royal Gardner and Paul Boudreaux of Stetson and  Luisella Mazzone and Dr. Sharon Hanna-West both from USF.

Attendees from academic, government, non-profit organizations, students and the public engaged in discussion with the panels.

Thank you to our speakers, Stetson University, The Patel School of Global Sustainability, Professor Christian Wells, Dean Roy Gardner and Professor Paul Boudreaux.