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From science to action on climate change
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Join the Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center at UAF’s International Arctic Research Center for a seminar and discussion on science and policy with visiting scientist Dr. Peter Frumhoff.
2 – 3 p.m. LECTURE From science to action on climate change
3 – 4 p.m. OPEN DISCUSSION How policy (including funding decisions) is affecting scientists and how scientists can affect policy (role of scientists in policy advocacy)
*Be prepared to share how policy impacts UAF research and the implications for Arctic science
DR. PETER C. FRUMHOFF is director of science and policy and chief climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). A global change ecologist, Dr. Frumhoff has published widely at the nexus of climate science and policy including on the climate responsibilities of fossil fuel companies, the attribution of extreme events to climate change, the ecological impacts of climate change, the role of forests and land use in climate mitigation, and the societal responsibilities of geoengineering researchers.