Global Warming in Your Backyard

Posted by on August 4, 2006


Global Warming?s Impacts on the Delaware Valley and What Needs to Be Done

Wednesday, August 23, 2006
6:30 pm

Academy of Natural Sciences
19th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA

Join Clean Air Council and the Academy of Natural Science for a discussion with some of the region?s most-respected climate researchers about the anticipated impacts of global warming on the Delaware Valley and what can be done to prevent the worst potential outcomes. Panelists include:

Dr. John Byrne, Moderator
Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, University of Delaware

Dr. Tom Knutson on Hurricane Intensity and Other Extreme Weather
Research Meteorologist, NOAA?s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ

Dr. Gary Szatkowski on Temperature Rise and Heat-Related Deaths
Meteorologist in Charge, National Weather Service, Mount Holly, NJ

Dr. Anthony J. Broccoli on Sea Level Rise, Storm Surge and the Jersey Shore
Acting Director, Center for Environmental Prediction, Rutgers University

This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served starting at 6:00 pm. Seats can be reserved in advance at For more info, contact Catrin Jones at (215) 567-4004 ext. 119.

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