Open to the entire university, the Climate Change Speaker Series will offer to simulation participants and the university community perspectives on international, practical, and ethical issues surrounding climate policy and related international negotiations.
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 5pm, 1092 Lincoln Hall
Speaker: Dr. Alan Robock, Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University
Presentation: “Stratospheric Sulfur Geoengineering – Benefits and Risks”
See Dr. Robock’s presentation video here.
Thursday, March 3, 2016, 5pm, 160 English
Speaker: Dr. Michaël Aklin, Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh
Presentation: “What are the Social, Economic, and Political Consequences of Solar Micro-Grids? Evidence from a Field Experiment in India”
See Dr. Aklin’s presentation video here.
Thursday, March 10, 2016, 4pm, I Hotel
Speaker: Mrs. Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and current UN Special Envoy for Climate Change
Please register for the event here. This event is part of the workshop on Climate Change and Its Impact: Risks and Inequalities, organized by the Inequality Initiative.
Monday, April 4, 2016, 12pm,104 Illini Union
Speaker: Dr. David Titley, Department of Meteorology, Penn State
Presentation: “Climate Change and National Security: People not Polar Bears”
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 3:30pm, 1122 (Auditorium) NCSA Building
Speaker: Dr. Ken Caldeira, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution
Presentation: “Climate Change and Ocean Acidification: Physical Science at the Edge of Public Policy”
This event is part of the Annual Ogura Lecture Series, organized by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences.