Responses, Risks and Adaptation to Climate Change

Posted by on April 27, 2009

Responses, Risks and Adaptation to Climate Change

WHAT: Faculty from the University of Pennsylvania are holding a one-day symposium to inform the Penn community, the media and the public about the challenges and opportunities of climate science. The symposium will showcase the diversity of climate-related research at Penn and will also include presentations by three internationally known climate scientists.

Additional information:

* Brent Helliker (, Impacts of Climate Change on Plant Ecology and Evolution, Penn
* Ron Stouffer (, Future Climate Change: What Can We Expect, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( 2007 Summary for Policymakers
* Tony Broccoli (, Regional Perspectives on Past and Future Climate Change, Rutgers University, reviewer and participant in IPCC 2007 Assessment
* Eric Orts (, Climate Contracts: Future Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Penn
* Robert Schaffer, lead author of the IPCC 2007 Report on Mitigation, Impacts of Climate Change on Energy Security, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

WHEN: Friday, May 1, 2009; 8 a.m. to 3:30 pm

Room 102, Department of Chemistry (
University of Pennsylvania
231 S. 34th St.

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