The Hutchinson News

NORTH NEWTON -- John Harrington, Kansas State University professor of geography, will speak on "Global Climate Change: What it Might Mean for Kansas" at 3:30 p.m. Sunday as part of the Kaufman Museum's periodic Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum series.

The lecture will be in the auditorium of Kauffman Museum on the Bethel College campus and is free and open to the public.

In his work as a synoptic climatologist, Harrington examines the factors behind extreme weather events and explores their impact on humans.

His lecture is part of the programming associated with the museum's current special exhibition, "Climate and Energy Central: Doing Science in Kansas," which explores the impact of global climate change and highlights research on renewable energy sources being conducted in Kansas.

The exhibit will remain at the museum through Jan. 18, 2015. Regular museum hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Admission to "Climate and Energy Central: Doing Science in Kansas," as well as permanent exhibits, is $4 for adults, $2 for children ages 6-16 and free to Kauffman Museum members and children under 6.

For more information, call the museum at (316) 283-1612 or visit www.bethelks.edu/kauffman/.

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