Responses, Risks and Adaptation to Climate Change

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 17, 2009

WHAT:

Environmental scientists from the University of Pennsylvania are holding a one-day symposium to inform the Penn community, the media and the public about the challenges and opportunities of climate science. The symposium will showcase the diversity of climate-related research at Penn and will include presentations by three internationally known climate scientists.

Additional information: www.sas.upenn.edu/earth/climate_sym.html

WHO:

  • Brent Helliker, Impacts of Climate Change on Plant Ecology and Evolution, Penn
  • Ron Stouffer, Future Climate Change: What Can We Expect, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2007 Summary for Policymakers
  • Tony Broccoli, Regional Perspectives on Past and Future Climate Change, Rutgers University
  • Eric Orts, Climate Contracts: Future Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Penn
  • Robert Schaffer, lead author of the IPCC 2007 Report on Mitigation, Impacts of Climate Change on Energy Security, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro


WHEN: Friday, May 1, 2009; 8 a.m. to 3:30 pm

WHERE:

Room 102, Department of Chemistry
University of Pennsylvania
231 S. 34th St.

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