The University of Heidelberg's Erich Pohl will discuss German Chancellor Angela Merkel's initiatives concerning climate change on Tuesday during a free presentation to the public.

Pohl also will speak on contrasting approaches toward climate change by the European Union and the United States.

The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the Sugarhouse Garden Center in Sugarhouse Park, located at about 2100 South and 1600 East in Salt Lake City.