Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
326 Galvez St, Stanford
Friday, April 18, 2014 | 12:30pm - 6:30pm
IN CELEBRATION OF EARTH DAY 2014, Stanford experts from a range of disciplines will discuss the interconnections and interactions among humanity’s need for and use of climate, energy, food, water, and environmental resources. Featuring key authors of the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability to climate change.
Professor Chris Field, co-chair of IPCC Working Group II, and members of the Technical Support Group will provide an overview of their major findings. Stanford students and faculty will lead an interactive breakout session on key challenges associated with climate change. A faculty panel—representing WG I, WG II and WG III—will connect the dots by evaluating some of the ways in which decisions in one resource area can lead to tradeoffs or co-benefits in others. Finally Dr. Gro Brundtland, United Nations Elder, will share her reflections on our common future.