"Global Warming: A Threat to Biodiversity" is a Northwestern University public outreach
A panel of five experts will discuss- in plain English- the scientific and social issues involved in the ecological aspects of global warming.
Schedule of Events (speaker bios can be found here)
9:00 am - Professor Albert Farbman, conference co-organizer
9:05 am - Global Warming: Fact or Fiction? Dr. Fred T. Mackenzie
9:35 am - Climate Change and the Oceans, Dr. Richard A. Feely
10:05 am - Sustaining the Variety of Life, Dr. Stuart L. Pimm
10:35 am - Coffee Break
11:00 am - Climate Change and Biodiversity: A Public Policy Imperative,
11:30 am - Panel Discussion
This conference is supported by the Paul E. Klopsteg Lecture Fund at Northwestern University, with additional support from the Center of Genetic Medicine Herman M. and Bea L. Silverstein Medical Research Fund for Genetic Medicine, the Office of the President; the Office of the Dean of the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology; the Department of Neurobiology and Physiology; the Department of Geological Sciences; the Science in Human Culture Program; and the Chicago Botanic Garden.
For more information, please contact the Department of Neurobiology and Physiology by phone (847-491-5521) or click here to e-mail Dr. Kennedy
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