Prof. Kevin Trenberth On Climate Change

Renowned Climate Scientist - Prof. Kevin Trenberth on Climate Change 

Coming to Ramapo College on March 26th, 2015, 7:30 pm

Alumni Lounges (SC 136-138)

Co-sponsored with Masters Program in Sustainable Studies at Ramapo College

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Climate Change is one of the defining issues of the 21st Century.  Dr. Trenberth’s research on the link between extreme weather and climate change, as well as his observations on possible options for adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change, are helping to shape international negotiations and government policy.

Dr. Kevin Trenberth is a distinguished senior scientist in the Climate Analysis Section at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.  A New Zealander, Dr. Trenberth obtained his doctorate from MIT. Trenberth and has been prominent in most of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panels on Climate Change (IPCC) scientific assessments of Climate Change. He has also served the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) in numerous ways, most recently as Chair of the WCRP Global Energy and Water Exchanges Project.

Moderator/Discussant:

kopp.jpgDr. Robert Kopp is Associate Director of the Rutgers Energy Institute and an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Dr. Kopp served as the lead scientist for the American Climate Prospectus: Economic Risks in the United States (climateprospectus.org), the technical analysis underlying the Risky Business Project (riskybusiness.org), and was a contributing author to the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report. 

 

 

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WHEN
March 26, 2015 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
WHERE
Ramapo College
505 Ramapo Valley Rd
Alumni Lounges (SC 136-138)
Mahwah, NJ 07430
United States
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