Climate Change Science and Policy [S-12-14]
|Location:||Canton Free Library|
|Classes:||1 Session 2.0 hours|
|Dates:||Mon 6:00 PM 05/21|
This presentation has three parts: 1) a review of the most recent climate science relevant to global policy; 2) an update on current global policy as developed by the United Nations; 3) an assessment of future prospects for global action on climate change.
Jon Rosales is an associate professor of environmental studies at SLU. His research focuses on climate change, particularly the impacts of climate change on indigenous peoples in the Arctic. Jon has published dozens of articles on climate change and is currently the director of the Alaskans Sharing Indigenous Knowledge (AKSIK) project.
NOTE: Please browse the web links on “Climate Change...” before the presentation (especially the AKSIK project web site www.aksik.org which features video commentary from native villagers living in the Arctic).
Please browse the following web sites in advance of the presentation, :
- http://www.aksik.org Alaskans Sharing Indigenous Knowledge (AKSIK) project. Features video commentary from native villagers living in the Arctic. (Presenter, Jon Rosales is the director of this project.)
- http://dels.nas.edu/Report/Advancing-Science-Climate-Change/12782 Advancing the Science of Climate Change.
- http://dels.nas.edu/Report/Informing-Effective-Response-Climate/12784 Informing an Effective Response to Climate Change (2010).
- http://dels.nas.edu/Report/America-Climate-Choices/12781 America's Climate Choices that came out this years The overview report of "America's Climate Choices" that came out this year.
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2901439/ Aneregg, William R. L., et al. 2010. Expert credibility in climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107 (27): 12107-9.