A World Without Ice: Man's Impact on Climate Change
A World Without Ice: Man’s Impact on Climate Change
Henry N. Pollack, Ph.D., Professor of Geophysics, University of Michigan
It has taken just three centuries for human growth and rising industrial economies to bring the delicate relationship between ice and humans to a dangerous precipice. Ice carved Earth’s landscape to its present state – the sharp Alpine peaks of Europe, the vast Great Lakes of North America, the majestic valleys of Yosemite National Park and the deeply incised fjords of Norway. But as the climate-change debate becomes more heated, are we at risk of losing these precious formations?
MLF: ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCESLocation: SF Club OfficeTime: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon programCost: $8 members, $15 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)Program Organizer: Bill Grant