Event – Dispelling the myths about climate change science
The Climate Adaptation Science and Policy Initiative (CASPI, a major project of the Australian Centre for Science Innovation and Society), would like to invite you to the following event:
Dispelling the myths about climate change science
A free public lecture presented by the Climate Adaptation Science and Policy Initiative (CASPI), featuring the University of Melbourne’s leading climate scientists examining the reality of climate change.
12:30 – 2:00pm, Friday 17 August
Harold White Theatre, Arts Centre Building, Parkville Campus, University of Melbourne
Lies, damn lies and statistics – Prof David Karoly on what is really causing climate change
Emissions reduction targets – Prof Ian Enting on where they come from
Tropical cyclones and other extreme weather events – Assoc Prof Kevin Walsh on whether they are becoming more intense
For more information see www.caspi.unimelb.edu.au or call 8344 4708. Bookings not required. The Arts Centre Building is on the corner of Swanston and Grattan Streets. The Harold White Theatre is wheelchair accessible.
Climate change and rural health reminder
CASPI is also organising a one day seminar on climate change and rural health, on August 22. For more information or to register, go to www.caspi.unimelb.edu.au .