Science, Engineering and Food Science

Webcast of EPA Climate Lecture in UCC

Webcast of Environmental Protection Agency Climate Lecture on 5 November accompanied by short seminar by UCC climate change researcher.

The Environmental Research Institute, UCC will continue in its series of webcasts of the Environmental Protection Agency Climate Lectures on 5 November. The webcasts will be twinned with an introductory lecture by a UCC expert who will provide an Irish perspective on the lecture theme. The EPA Climate Lecture Series continues the popular series of climate change lectures which aims to provide scientific insights on climate change and to outline options to respond to this challenge.

On Wednesday 5 November Professor Chris Field, Co-Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report will provide an overview of the impacts of climate change, key vulnerabilities and reasons for concern. It will also outline how a risk management approach can assist in managing current and future climate impacts. Professor Field is Professor of Biology and Environmental Earth System Science at Stanford University. He has testified before the US House of Representatives and Senate committees and has appeared in various media outlets. He was one of ten recipients of the 15th Annual Heinz Award with special focus on the environment. Before the webcast Dr Thomas Reed will present a lecture on “Ecological impacts of climate change at home and abroad”. Dr Reed is a researcher and lecturer in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, UCC with broad interests in the fields of ecology, evolution and conservation biology. He works mainly with fish and birds and has conducted research internationally on understanding and projecting responses of wildlife populations to climate change.

5.45-6.15 Dr Thomas Reed

6.30-8.00 Webcast of EPA Climate Lecture - Professor Chris Field

Chair: Dr. John Bowman

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Science Engineering and Food Science
Time: 5.40 PM
Location: Room 1.07, Western Gateway Building, UCC
Target Audience: All Welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Paul Bolger

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