WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2010 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) today posted a new online collection of resources related to climate change, including audio and visual presentations from a recent ACS forum on the science of climate change and video from an ACS press briefing on this forum. The forum featured four world-class experts who discussed the state of the science and the importance of dealing with this issue in a scientifically informed manner.
The climate experts and their presentations include:
Michael McElroy, Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Studies, Harvard University
Topic: Climate change science
James McCarthy, Ph.D., Professor of Biological Oceanography, Harvard University.
Topic: Observed and anticipated climate change impacts
John Christy, Ph.D., Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville
Topic: Four things I think I know about climate
Robert Socolow, Ph.D., Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
Topic: America’s climate choices
Other valuable climate change resources found on this ACS website include:
A climate change sub-forum on the ACS Network
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