Impacts of Climate Change: Part 4: Bio-Impacts (SC 207). Class presentation available to view.

SC 207 THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE: Part 4: Bio-Impacts

As our planet warms, humankind must discover solutions to global ecological problems before it is too late. We are being impacted by changing temperatures on land and oceans; changing sea levels and acidity; increasingly frequent extreme weather events; biological extinctions; and more. Please join OLLI for the fourth in a series of classes on the impacts that a changing climate is driving. During this semester’s sessions, we will focus on “bio-impacts.”

Friday, September 29: Human Health: Bodily Stress, Air Pollution, and Cardiac and Respiratory Disease

Presenter: Michael Kleinman, Adjunct Professor, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, UCI School of Medicine

Class Presentation: Air Pollution and Human Health

Friday, October 6: Terrestrial Life: Diversity, Extinction, and Migration

Presenter: Travis Huxman, Professor, UCI Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Director of the Center for Environmental Biology; and Director of the UCI Sustainability Initiative

Friday, October 13: Marine Life: Ecosystem Changes, Sustainability, Coping Mechanisms

Presenter: Cascade Sortie, Assistant Professor, UCI Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Class Presentation: Impacts of Climate Change on Marine Life

Friday, October 20: Food and Agriculture: Security, International Perspective, Current Impacts, and Outlook

Class Presentation:  Climate Change-Agriculture & Food Security

Presenters: Richard Matthew, Associate Dean of International Programs, UCI School of Social Ecology; Professor of Planning, Policy and Design, and Political Science

Friday, October 27: Science Meets Government: Inside IPCC Perspective from a Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Presenters: Michael Prather, 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, UCI Distinguished Professor, Department of Earth System Science, School of Physical Sciences

Developer:

Gary Oberts

Dates/Time:

Fridays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20 and 27

10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Location:                 

The Irvine Station-Onken

 

 

 

 

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