Peter Fiekowsky will discuss his recently released book “Climate Restoration: The Only Future That Will Sustain the Human Race” on August 15 at 2 p.m. at 107 Norman Smith Hall. The discussion will also be available through Zoom.

Fiekowsky is an MIT-trained physicist and engineer, serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, and social innovator. He has worked at NASA and the Fairchild/Schlumberger Artificial Intelligence Lab in Palo Alto; taught at MIT; and developed his own machine vision company, Automated Visual Inspection LLC. He holds 27 patents and sits on the board of Climate Capex, a fintech company designed to help complete the global transition to 100% clean energy by 2040 by tripling the rate of investment in solar projects.

Fiekowsky’s mission in life is “to leave a world we are proud of for our children.” In this mission, Fiekowsky has a 30-year record as a citizen lobbyist for global poverty reduction and climate policy.

The event is organized by the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Maine and the Climate Change Institute. For questions or requests for reasonable accommodation, contact David Batuski, [email protected]; 207.991.1190.