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Tiger Talk - Climate Change

  • 01/26/2023
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Keith-Wiess Geological Labs, Room 100, Rice Univ, Houston, 77005

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Everything you ever wanted to know about climate change – but were afraid to ask

  • The Greenhouse effect: why you should care
  • Extreme weather: past, present and future
  • Changing energy infrastructure
  • What is net zero all about?
  • What is the significance of the year 2050?
  • What will climate change mean for Houston: in 5 years? in 25 years?
  • Solutions: This problem is solvable – find out how!

Event Schedule:

Sylvia Dee '10 is an Assistant Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University.  As a climate scientist, she specializes in climate dynamics, atmospheric modeling and paleoclimate data-model comparison. She has a B.S.E. from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences from the University of Southern California.

Daniel Cohan is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University. He specializes in air quality management, environmental policy, energy policy and health impact studies. He has a B.A. from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Chemistry from Georgia Tech. He’s the author of Confronting Climate Gridlock (Yale University Press).

      Location: Keith-Wiess Geological Labs, Room 100, Rice University (see location map).

      Cost: There is no cost for this event.  For planning purposes, RSVP by Monday, January 23rd.

      Parking: The closest visitor parking is North Annex Lot, entrance on Alumni Drive, off Rice Boulevard (see location map).

      Event Contact:  Gail Tirone Finley '83

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