CANCELLED How can climate models help us respond to climate change?

7.00pm to 8.30pm, Wednesday 25 November

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London
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  • Type

    Livestream
  • Speakers

    • Vicky Pope

Price

Suggested donation £10

Event description

Please note this event has been rescheduled for January 2021. Registration details will be available in December. 

In this talk, Vicky Pope describes what goes into a cutting-edge climate model, how it is used to provide information on how and why the climate is changing and how it might change in the future.

She will explore the complete cost of solutions to the problems we face. Climate change is a challenge for society – scientists, engineers and policymakers can help if they work together.

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About the speaker

Prof Vicky Pope is a climate scientist specialising in climate modelling and providing science to help both governments and the general public to understand the implications of climate change.

Her work has helped to provide the information that the government and others need to reduce the worst impacts of climate change. She has also helped to encourage evidence-based decisions on diverse issues including drought and the interaction between air quality and climate change.

Her current interests are very diverse, encouraging wider appreciation and protection of the environment and improved access to science and mathematics education. She is the Chair and trustee for a number of charities and an honorary professor at University College London.

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