March 10, 2015
Climate change – or as Doug Sisterson, Research Meteorologist at Argonne National Laboratory, prefers to call it, climate disruption – is probably the greatest challenge we face in modern society, yet many of us don’t fully understand the causes or the consequences; Washington Governor Jay Inslee famously stated: “We’re the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and the last generation that can do something about it.” Sisterson, who is also senior manager at Argonne for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility, will address the mixed messages we receive in media and elsewhere and will explore in detail the striking scientific data that points to trouble ahead. He will also talk about what we can do right now to help ensure a better outlook for our children, grandchildren, and beyond.
The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is requested at https://argonneoutloud.uchicago.edu/. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Can't attend in person? The event will be broadcast live on Argonne's live stream channel.
You can also participate in a live Twitter chat and submit questions that might be answered during the event by using the hashtag #ArgonneOutLoud.
Sponsored by the International House Global Voices Lecture Series and Argonne OutLoud.