Avoid the Unmanageable, Manage the Unavoidable: What can we expect from the climate in the coming decades, and what might we do?
Seminar 4: Sea Level Rise, Coastal Cities, and Wetlands
Speaker: Professor Charlie F Kennel
Venue: the Plumb Auditorium, Christ's College Cambridge
Date/Time: Thursday 13 February, 5:30pm - 7:00pm followed by drinks
In the fourth seminar of the series, Professor Kennel will discuss factors affecting rates of global and local sea level rise; how advanced regions are preparing - Venice, the Netherlands, and Sacramento Bay-Delta; and vulnerable cities, agricultural river deltas, and low-lying island nations.
This term, CSaP's inaugural Visiting Research Fellow Professor Charlie F Kennel will deliver a series of seminars on adaptation to climate change, hosted by Christ's College Cambridge.
Professor Kennel is Vice-Chancellor and Director emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Christ’s College. He will be spending the next three months as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Science and Policy.
Information on other seminars in this series can be found here.