In December, 2014, CICCA Executive Director, Mike Hoffmann gave a talk about climate change and future risks. This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Stymied about what to do about climate change? Mike Hoffmann of Cornell University, encourages us to become aware, accept the reality, and then act by raising our voices to address this grand challenge facing our generation…and those that follow.
Watch the full TEDx Talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIeU001iYTo
Mike Hoffman holds a leadership position in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. His role focuses on sustainability, in particular responding to the threat of climate change. Mike also leads a Northeastern U.S. and Eastern Canada climate change initiative, and established an Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture that helps food growers adapt to changing conditions. His passionate messages about climate change include its impacts on the world around us and its meaning to future generations. He hopes his involvement in TEDxChemungRiver will help spread the word about climate change and how to address this challenge now facing humanity. Mike grew up on a small (one cow) dairy farm in Wisconsin where one of his best friends was a crow.