Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Sciences welcomes Dr. Michael Mann, distinguished professor of meteorology and director of Earth System Science Center, at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, at Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf Campus.
Mann will deliver the lecture “Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change.” This lecture will begin with a review of the now-solid evidence for human influence on the climate of recent decades. Such evidence includes instrumental measures available for the past two centuries, paleoclimate observations spanning more than a millennium, and comparisons of the predictions from computer models with observed patterns of climate change.
The lecture will then address likely future impacts of human-induced climate change including possible influences on sea level rise, severe weather and water supply. The lecture will conclude with a discussion of solutions to the climate change problem.
This lecture is free and open to the public.
Contact Kathleen Duffy, SSJ, Ph.D. at 215-248-7197 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.