Predicting Natural Weather Disasters Before They Happen 10/14

Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s presidency was defined by his reactions to crises in the United States and abroad such as the Dust Bowl which devastated the American West. Through projects such as the Civilian Conservation Corps, FDR displayed dedication to the environmental well-being of America and the world.

Come hear Charles Lin discuss current environmental efforts and hear about his experience with the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, the air quality monitoring over the Alberta oil sands region, Canada’s participation in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and the implications of climate change on disaster modeling and subsequent disaster response.

About the Speaker: Charles Lin is an environmental scientist who served as the director general of the atmospheric science and technology directorate within Environment & Climate Change Canada, a Canadian federal government department researching and monitoring weather, climate, and air quality. Mr. Lin also spent 20 years at McGill University in teaching and research positions, including heading McGill’s Environmental and Climate Change Centre.

Monday, 10/14 7 PM FDR Suite SIGN UP required

 

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