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Event – Dispelling the myths about climate change science

Posted in Events, Research by Ferne Edwards on August 6th, 2007

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 .

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