Salam Distinguished Lectures 2016: "The Climate Change Challenge"
Starts 3 May 2016 16:30
Ends 5 May 2016 16:30
Central European Time
ICTP, Trieste, Italy
Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
Strada Costiera 11
34151 Trieste, Italy
ICTP is pleased to announce that Professor Sir Brian Hoskins, a meteorologist with years of experience at the science-policy interface, is the 2016 featured speaker for the Salam Distinguished Lecture Series.
The Series, which takes place from 3 to 5 May 2016, will be livestreamed and can be viewed at the following link starting at 16:30 hrs: http://www.ictp.it/about-ictp/media-centre/videos.aspx.
Sir Brian will present an overview of how the climate system works, with a focus on the roles and interaction of the atmosphere and ocean, the current status of climate change science, and the likely impact and risks of continued emission of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. He will discuss the international effort to limit climate change and the need for adapting to the change that occurs. He will also highlight the major challenges climate change poses to science, technology and our socio-economic behaviour.