Institute for Economic and Social Research

Lecture | Michael Oppenheimer, Princeton University


Title:The Growing Risk from Sea Level Rise and Extreme Sea Level Events: Adaptation Benefits and Institutional Obstacles

Speaker: Michael Oppenheimer,  Princeton University

Time: November 23rd, 2020 21:00-22:00 (Beijing Time)

Venue: Zoom

About the speaker:

Michael Oppenheimer is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs and the Director of the Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE) at Princeton University. Oppenheimer is a long-time participant in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. He recently served as a Coordinating Lead Author on IPCC’s Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate and is currently a Review Editor on the Sixth Assessment Report.


Oppenheimer serves as a science advisor to the Environmental Defense Fund and served previously as a member of several panels of the National Academy of Sciences as well as the National Academies’ Board on Energy and Environmental Studies. His research interests include science and policy of the atmosphere, particularly climate change, the risks and impacts climate change entails, and adaptation and other human responses. He is co-editor-in-chief of interdisciplinary scientific journal, Climatic Change.

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