Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, at Ed Roberts Campus adjacent to the Ashby BART station in Berkeley
Plan now to attend. We can carpool, and local CCL'ers are making provisions for lodging with them.
See flyer below for more details.
Here is a more complete description of one of the sessions:
Panel Discussion: Regional Effects of Climate Change
Saturday, February 8, 1:15-2:45 P.M.
Ed Roberts Campus (adjacent to Ashby BART)
Climate change is a global problem with local consequences. Please join us for a wide-ranging exploration of the likely effects of climate change in Northern California.
Andrew Gunther, Executive Director at Center for Ecosystem Management and Restoration, and Coordinator of the Bay Area Ecosystems Climate Change Consortium, will discuss the effects of sea level rise in Northern California.
John Andrew, Deputy Director at the California Department of Water Resources, will explore the impact of climate change on local water issues.
Linda Rudolph MD, MPH, is co-director of the Climate Change and Public Health Project in Public Heath Institute's Center for Climate Change and Public Health. Linda will concentrate on the effect of climate change on public health in Northern California.
Max Auffhammer is Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Berkeley, and an expert on the impacts of climate change on California agriculture.
The panel will be moderated by Mary Selkirk, Senior Mediator at Center for Collaborative Policy (retired), CCL Berkeley.
Discussants will address:
· Which aspects of climate change are most likely to transform Northern California life.
· What currently low-profile impacts might yet spur public action.
· Which impacts are most relevant to governmental representatives.
· The social, economic and political ramifications on discussants’ respective fields of
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