Climate Change: Global to Local
This colloquy, is divided into four sessions as follows:
Week (1): Introduction to climate change – background, consensus, and skeptics.
Week (2): US climate change impacts.
Week (3): Climate Futures and Plausible Scenario Planning
Week (4): Moving Forward: Mitigation, Adaptation and Opportunity
Dr. Paul Mayewski, a Brooklin resident, is an internationally acclaimed glaciologist, climate scientist and polar explorer. He is Director of the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine. His exploration and science credentials include: leader of more than 55 expeditions to the remotest polar and high altitude reaches of the planet; more than 450 scientific publications; major scientific discoveries that include: abrupt climate change in the atmosphere, human source pollution in remote regions and impacts of climate on past civilizations; numerous scientific honors and organizer and leader of major, multi-institutional climate change research programs and expeditions.
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