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Risk and Uncertainty and the Communication of Sea Level Rise

Join a rich discussion about sea level rise's impact on humans and responding to the uncertainty of its future effects.

When: Friday, April 12, 2013, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Corwin Pavilion, UCen Road, UCSB Campus, CA

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Lectures

Description:

Morning sessions:
THE HUMAN DIMENSIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Keynote speaker and panelists will discuss the human and cultural dimensions of climate change, addressing specifically how coastal indigenous communities are already experiencing and working to adapt to sea level rise.

Afternoon sessions:
UNDERSTANDING AND RESPONDING TO THE RISK
Discussion with an Admiral, a risk specialist from Yale, a NOVA executive, and a socio-environmental specialist

Attend one session or all!
Free admission! No RSVP needed

This conference is part of the year-long Figuring Sea Level Rise initiative to extend conversations among scholars, students, policy-makers, activists, and broader publics about the projected effects of sea level rise on human and natural systems.

Phone: 805-893-4585

Event posted March 11, 2013
Last updated March 27, 2013

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