The seesaw variability of global temperatures often engenders debate over how seriously we should take climate change. But within 35 years, even the lowest monthly dips in temperatures will be hotter than we've experienced in the past 150 years, according to a new and massive analysis of all climate models. The tropics will be the first to exceed the limits of historical extremes and experience an unabated heat wave that threatens biodiversity and heavily populated countries with the fewest resources to adapt. Image courtesy of Camilo Mora.
Date & Time
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
Speaker: Camilo Mora, Ph.D., UHM Dept. of Geography
Title: We Punch Nature and It Will Punch Us Back; The Feedbacks of Climate Change on People