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Kirsten Zickfeld - The Science of Climate Change

  • ArtSpring 100 Jackson Ave Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 (map)

In a time of profound climate change, how can we understand the complex dynamics and the human-caused disturbances that affect them so dramatically today?

The Salt Spring Forum is honoured to welcome Kirsten Zickfeld, one of the world’s most respected climate scientists. She is an Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University and a leading researcher on the effects of greenhouse gases and aerosols on climate, over a multi-centennial timescale.

Her current work includes the question:

Is global warming reversible, i.e. is it possible to restore the climate system to a desired state if human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases are reduced or completely eliminated?

As one of the world’s leading climate scientists, Kirsten Zickfeld will present the facts and the science that underpins this huge, vital and catastrophic topic.

She is the author of numerous scientific papers and was the lead author on the 2018 IPCC report on climate change, which states that governments need to take immediate and intensive action to keep global warming close to 1.5C.

Tickets are available from the ArtSpring Box Office - 250-537-2102 and online, and from Salt Spring Books. $15 – 2019 Forum Members; $20 General Public. Students & low-income residents contact forum@saltspringforum.com

Sunday November 3, ArtSpring. 7.30pm.

This event is sponsored by Country Grocer

This event is sponsored by Country Grocer

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