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Warming Arctic, Changing Planet

2012-11-12

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Earth Institute, Columbia University and Quebec Government Office presented an exciting discussion about the effects of climate change on the Arctic. Experts highlighted how Arctic sea ice, climate, marine mammals, tundra, and indigenous communities have been affected by and are adapting to climate change. In addition, each expert addressed how these effects of climate change go far beyond the polar bears and may even impact you.

Moderator:
Andy Revkin, Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding, Pace University; Blogger, DotEarth

Speakers and Panelists:
Julie Payette, Canadian Astronaut, Scientific Delegate, Quebec Government Office

Natalie Boelman, Lamont Assistant Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

Kevin Griffin, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University

Igor Krupnik, Anthropologist, Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Stephanie Pfirman, Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Science, Barnard College

Pierre Richard, Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Bruno Tremblay, Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University

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