Adaptation to climate change: Seminar 4

13 February 2014, 5:30pm


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.

Professor Charlie Kennel

University of California San Diego