Workshop on Climate Change, Friday 11/13/2015

Climate Change in the Caribbean

Workshop on Climate Change, Friday 11/13/2015

“The Gathering Threat of Climate Change and Its Implications for Water Security and Sea Level Rise” Workshop  Moderated panel discussion with local practitioners and stakeholders from South Florida and Caribbean Islands with participation of IPCC and UM authors.  Moderator: Kenny Broad | Professor and Chair, Department of Marine Ecosystems and Society at UM/RSMAS.

Topics will include:

  • The Role of the IPCC and the IPCC process for assessing climate change and its implications by Lance Ignon | IPCC Communications Consultant
  • Introduction to Climate Science by Ben Kirtman, PhD | IPCC Coordinating Lead Author of IPCC Working Group I, and, Program Director UM Center for Computational Science, Climate & Environmental Hazards Program
  • Impact of Climate Change and Solution Options by Prof. Dr. Hans-Otto Pörtner | Co-Chair of IPCC Working Group II
  • Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for the Caribbean Islands and southeastern United States by John Agard | IPCC Author
  • Human Security, including Food and Water Security by Úrsula Oswald-Spring | IPCC Author
  • Question & Answer Session

Friday, November 13, 2015 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Registration Closed (Event at Maximum Capacity)
University of Miami, Bank United Center, Fieldhouse, 1245 Dauer Drive , Coral Gables, FL 33146