Cornell Climate Change Seminar Highlights Ag Impacts

Cornell Climate Change Seminar Highlights Ag Impacts

On Monday, April 11th, the Cornell University Climate Change Seminar will enter into a series of weekly talks that are particularly related to the connection between climate change and agriculture.

These agriculture-related talks include:

  • April 11th: Christine Goodale discusses “Climate Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems”
  • April 18th: David Wolfe speaks about “Climate Change and the Future of Food”
  • May 2nd: Linda Mearns takes “A look at the Evolution of Determining the Impacts of Climate Change through the IPCC”

The Cornell Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture (CICCA) and the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future (ACSF) created this seminar series, which focuses on “Perspectives on the Climate Change Challenge.”  The seminar gives students and other attendees the opportunity to hear climate change experts speak on their research, perspectives, and recommendations regarding the challenges that climate change poses.

Seminars occur every Monday until May 9, and are held at 3:35 PM in 233 Plant Science on the Cornell University campus.  This event is FREE and open to the public, and can be accessed via WebEx for distance participation here.

Other talks being held include:

  • April 25th: Katherin McComas discussing “Climate Change Communication”
  • May 9th: Ravi Kanbur talking about “Climate Justice, Economics, and Philosophy”