what-we-know-climate-change-coverpicA leading authority in climate change, MIT Professor Kerry Emanuel, PhD, will speak in the Irvine Lecture Hall the evening of Friday, April 4th – and you’re invited!

This exciting, thought-provoking event is sponsored by the MIT Club of Southern California, Schmid College School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, CEESMO and Wells for Wellbeing.

5:30 – 6:30 pm Reception with Professor Kerry Emanuel; light refreshments for talk attendees and students in the Irvine Lecture Hall of Hashinger Science Center, room 150.

6:30 – 7:30 pm Professor Emanuel will make his presentation ,”What We Know about Climate Change”, which is a discussion of the scientific facts about climate change and global warming as we know them today. The presentation will also be in the Irvine Lecture Hall of Hashinger Science Center, room 150.

Professor Emanuel will be signing copies of his book, “What We Know About Climate Change (2012, 2nd ed)”, which will be available for purchase at the event check-in table.

Please join us! This event is FREE to all Chapman University students, faculty and staff. To register, please email agrums@chapman.edu.


About MIT Professor Kerry Emanuel:
Kerry A. Emanuel is a Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science at MIT. His research interests focus on tropical meteorology and climate, with a specialty in hurricane physics. His interests also include cumulus convection, the role of clouds, water vapor, and upper-ocean mixing in regulation of climate, and advanced methods of sampling the atmosphere in aid of numerical weather prediction.

Kerry joined the MIT faculty in 1981 and has been the Director of the Center for Meteorology and Physical Oceanography and, more recently, the Program in Atmospheres, Oceans, and Climate. He is also a co-founder of MIT School of Science’s Lorenz Center, a climate think tank devoted to fundamental inquiry. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and in 2006 was included in Time Magazine’s “100 People who Shape Our World”.