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It's Your World: Climate Change Assessment

Climate Change

A panel of experts discusses the global implications of the latest IPCC assessment.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has refocused the international climate debate, saying that the human influence on the earth’s climate is clear and that changing weather patterns are already having an impact on countries and oceans around the world. From the causes and effects of climate change to options for adaptation and mitigation, this publication has given the international community a lot to think about. How will a changing climate impact ecosystems, food security, human health and water supplies? To what extent can we mitigate further change and how can we adapt to the effects that have already occurred?

SPEAKERS

Ken Caldeira, Senior Scientist, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science

Noah Diffenbaugh, Associate Professor of Environmental Earth System Science and Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University

MODERATOR

Amy Luers, Director of Climate Change, Skoll Global Threats Fund

The panel discussion was recorded June 17, 2014.