22 de Abril de 2010 - Sala 6.2.53 - 11.00 -12.00 horas
The Challenge of Climate Change - Professor Sir Brian Hoskins*
Probability predictions for future climate change have provided the basis for global emission mitigation scenarios that have been used to produce UK targets that have now been enshrined in its law. The changes in human activity and the development and applications of the technology required to meet such targets are possible but very challenging.
*Professor Sir Brian Hoskins is a Royal Society Research Professor and member of the new Committee on Climate Change. He shares his time between the Grantham Institute for Climate Change at Imperial College and Reading University, where he is Professor of Meteorology and was a head of department for six years. Sir Brian is recognised as one of the world's leading weather and climate scientists.