On Friday, the White House released a lengthy report as part of its U.S. Global Change Research Program. The report analyzes climate impacts affecting the United States and warns that climate change could kill thousands of Americans and do great damage to the U.S. economy if not kept in check.
Hear from Florida-based scientists and experts as they discuss the report’s findings, and what they mean for sea level rise, increasing heat and drought, harmful algae blooms, seasonal allergies, and mosquito-borne diseases.
Briefing: The National Climate Assessment: What Does It Mean for Florida?
- What is the National Climate Assessment and what are the new findings?
- What impacts of climate change will be felt in Florida?
- The connection with climate change and human health
·Andrea Dutton, Associate Professor of Geology; University of Florida, and an expert on rising sea levels.
·Ben Kirtman, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami - Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science
·Todd Sack, MD, FACP, Gastroenterologist based in Jacksonville, Florida. The founder of My Green Doctor, he serves on the Board of Directors for Physicians for Social Responsibility.
·Susan Glickman, Florida Director; Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. Named to Florida Trend’s Inaugural list of 500 Most Influential Florida Business Leaders.
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 28th
12:00 noon - Eastern 12:45
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This briefing is organized by ReThink Energy Florida.
ReThink Energy Florida is a non-profit, non-partisan 501C3 energy education organization based in Tallahassee Florida, and operating statewide. This Media Briefing is a part of ReThink Energy Florida’s Sea Level Rise Project, which is designed to raise awareness of climate change, using the lens of sea level rise. Our goal is to educate the public and elevate the urgency to address sea level rise threats in Florida in 2018 and beyond.
- November 28, 2018 at 12pm – 12:45pm