Wednesday, April 12 from 7-8:00pm. Cary Memorial Library (1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington).

Climate change is a growing concern here in the United States and around the world. Join Harvey Leonard for a talk about climate change: what is causing it, why it is serious, and what can be done as we look toward the future. He will also explain the important difference between weather and climate. A Q & A will follow his presentation. In person attendance is on a first come basis. No registration is necessary.

Harvey Leonard is WCVB Channel 5’s chief meteorologist emeritus. After a fifty-year career in meteorology, with more than forty-five of those years forecasting weather in New England and twenty of those at WCVB, Harvey retired from the helm of StormTeam 5 in May 2022 and transitioned into his emeritus role. In this new position, Harvey continues to serve the community as a periodic contributor to StormTeam 5 coverage and to engage in community speaking appearances.

Widely regarded as The Dean of Boston Meteorologists, Harvey has received numerous awards throughout his luminous career. He was selected for induction into the prestigious 2021 Gold Circle presented by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Chapter honoring 50 years of outstanding contributions to the industry. He has been a speaker at educational seminars held by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and an avid supporter of the Blue Hill Weather Observatory. Harvey has also served as an honored guest speaker at Harvard Business School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

This program has been made possible by the generous donors to the Cary Library Foundation.