Communicating the Science of Climate Change

Michael McPhaden

Communicating the Science of Climate Change


Thursday, April 21st, Seminar @ 3:30 PM, Discussion @ 4:30 PM

Michael McPhaden is the current President of the American Geophysical Union, as well as a Senior Scientist at the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory and an Affiliate Professor at the UW School of Oceanography. He is also a Fellow at the UW Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean.

Dr. McPhaden will highlight his experiences using science to inform public policy and discuss reactions to climate change from both the public and policy perspectives. He will also address some of the barriers to effective climate change communication.

Seminar: 3:30 PM,Physics / Astronomy Auditorium A114, light refreshments for the Seminar will be served at 3:00 PM in the foyer

Discussion: 4:30 PM, PAA A214, the discussion is limited to graduate students and postdoctoral associates, pizza will be served

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