[pccgrads] TODAY! Tue 10/11 at 3:30 Casola on "Doing science that's useful and used by decision makers"

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Tue Oct 11 13:23:40 PDT 2016

"Doing science that's useful and used by decision makers"

Speaker: Joe Casola (UW Climate Impacts Group)

Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 3:30 PM (TODAY!)
OCN 425

ATM S/ESS/OCEAN 586 Current Research in Climate Change Seminar

In this seminar, we will be exploring both the impacts of climate change
(both slow changes and extreme events) and the challenges that climate
change brings to society. Projections of climate change suggest human
populations will be impacted in multiple ways. The stability of governments
will be challenged by extreme events that can impact housing, water and food
supply. Stresses on natural resources can in turn lead to migration,
political instability, violence, and humanitarian disasters. In addition,
the strength of human society also relies on energy, food, and water

Tue 10/11 Joe Casola (UW Climate Impacts Group) Doing science that's useful
and used by decision makers

Tue 10/18 LuAnne Thompson (Oceanography) Climate change and Migration:
Lessons learned from a study of county level population change after

Tue 10/25 Bob Pavia (School of Marine and Environmental Affairs), Climate
Change, the Arctic and Transportation risk

Tue 11/1 Minding the Climate Refugee Gaps: Examining the Gaps in Legal
Protection for Climate Change Displaced Persons, Alex Lenferna (Philosophy)
and Tracey Chaplin (Jackson School)

Tue 11/8 Urban Environmental Justice in a Time of Climate Change, UW Ethnic
Cultural Center Register at

Tue 11/15 Breaking the Adaptation Taboo: How Information on the Costs of
Adapting to Climate Change Influences Support for Mitigation Nives Dolsak
(School of Marine and Environmental Affairs)

Tue 11/22 Andy Rhines (Atmopsheric Sciences) Climate Change and Extreme

Tue 11/29 Captain Jason Hamilton (USCGC Healy) What the changing Arctic
means for the U.S. Coast Guard

Miriam Bertram, PhD

Program and Education Specialist

UW Program on Climate Change

Office: Ocean Sciences Building Room 339A

Phone: 206-543-6521


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