Entries tagged with ‘Climate Change’
By JUSTIN GILLIS FEB. 22, 2016 New York Times The oceans are rising faster than at any point in the last 28 centuries, and human emissions of greenhouse gases are primarily responsible, scientists reported Monday. They added that the flooding that is starting to make life miserable in many coastal towns — like Miami Beach, Norfolk, Va., and […]
Arb Soup and Sandwich Seminar – Dr. Anna Versluis, Geography Department: Geo-engineering: Can we engineer our way out of climate change?
In the search for solutions to climate change concerns, Geo-engineering (also called “climate engineering”) has recently emerged as a potential solution (seeding the oceans with iron, for example). Following a brief background on earth systems and climate change, we’ll talk about various proposals for geo-engineered solutions to climate change challenges, and look at what modern […]
What does climate change mean for human migration? Will the world be overrun with climate refugees? Wilfrid Laurier University geographer Robert McLeman, the author of the recent book Climate and Human Migration, provides an interesting interview in the weekly news magazine Maclean’s. “People are already on the move, in the same way they’ve always responded […]
Gustavus Students and Faculty Join National Solidarity Fast for Climate Action What: Solidarity Fast for Climate Action When: THIS FRIDAY, November 22, sun up to sun down Who: YOU, GAC students and faculty, and students at 65 other campuses across the nation! Yeb Saño, the lead delegate from the Philippines at the UN Climate Change […]
The University of Minnesota’s Larson Allmaras Lecture Eleventh Annual William E. Larson and Raymond R. Allmaras Emerging Issues in Soil and Water Lectures and Departmental Centennial Celebration “Global Climate Change and Agriculture” Dr. Ron Follett, Research Leader Soil-Plant-Nutrient Research Unit USDA-ARS Fort Collins, CO and “Nitrate Losses in the Tile Drained Cornbelt: Why are Reductions […]
The University of Minnesota held a “mini climate school” on November 9, 2012 as part of the 20th annual Kuehnast Lecture. The three informational talks on 1) climate change in Canada, 2) urban climates, and 3) severe thunderstorms and climate change are available for streaming. Past years’ talks may also be watched online.