Fiekowsky to discuss ‘Climate Restoration’ book on Aug. 15

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

Fiekowsky is an MIT-educated physicist and engineer, a serial entrepreneur, a philanthropist and a 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 is 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’re proud of to our children.” In that mission, Fiekowsky has a 30-year record as a citizen lobbyist for global poverty reduction and climate policy.

The event is hosted by University of Maine Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Climate Change Institute. For questions or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact David Batuski,; 207.991.1190.