Conferences & Workshops: Upcoming

Tropical Extremes:
 High-impact weather and climate events in monsoon regions

Bill Boos
04/16/2015 - 8:00am

Tropical extremes:
 High-impact weather and climate events in monsoon regions

The processes that govern the variability of monsoons are poorly understood but profoundly important.  These seasonal storms deliver water to billions of people in Africa, Asia, and the Americas, and variations in...

Tropical Extremes: High-impact Weather and Climate Events in Monsoon Regions

Bill Boos and an international panel of participants
TBD See map
04/17/2015 - 8:00am

The processes that govern the variability of monsoons are poorly understood but profoundly important. These seasonal storms deliver water to billions of people in Africa, Asia, and the Americas, and variations in monsoon strength can have devastating impacts on the inhabitants of these regions.  The fragmented state of the international community that studies the...

Nuclear Energy: Policy, Technology & Environmental Impact

James Hansen, Michaele Brady Raap, Yehia Kahlil, Jared Milfred
TBD See map
04/24/2015 - 8:00am

Nuclear power satisfies nearly 20% of the nation’s energy needs, and as much as half for states including New Jersey, South Carolina, Illinois and Connecticut.  Its carbon-free nature, and safety record compared with coal – which kills millions of people each year – has earned nuclear power a long second look.  Leading climate scientists including James Hanson, Kerry Emanuel and Michael...