Will CO2 Dry Out the West?
Wallace S. Broecker
- Newberry Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences
- Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
In this talk, Wallace S. Broecker argues that global warming is creating a northward shift of the tropical rain belt, leading to marked drying in the West.
Broecker, a geochemist at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and arguably one of the world's greatest living scientists, is a leading advocate against human-caused climate change. He is a recipient of the Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change Research, one of the world's largest science prizes.
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.