Attribution of Extreme Weather Events in the Context of Climate Change

Event Type: Lectures/Panels/Discussions

When: 11 March 2016

Where: National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC, 10:00 a.m. EST

More information: 
http://nas-sites.org/americasclimatechoices/attribution-of-extreme-weather-event...

Summary

The public is invited to a briefing on Attribution of Extreme Weather Events in the Context of Climate Change, a new consensus report from the Academies’ Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate.

The report examines the current state of the science of attribution of extreme weather events to human-caused climate change and natural variability. Ralph Cicerone, President of the National Academy of Sciences, will make opening remarks. Dr. David Titley of the Pennsylvania State University, who served as Chair of the report’s authoring committee, will present the report’s findings. Dr. Titley will then open the session for Q&A along with committee members Marshall Shepherd of the University of Georgia, Theodore Shepherd of the University of Reading, UK, and John Walsh of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

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