2017-2018 Hayward Sustainability Speaker Series--Speaker List & Video Archive
The Sustainability Speaker Series is supported by a generous grant from Nancy Eccles and Homer M. Hayward Family Foundation. Below are featured speakers and events in the 2017-2018 academic year.
The Sky is Not Falling, but the Seas are Rising
Dr. Brendan Kelly
Executive Director of the Study for Environmental
Arctic Change or SEARCH
Senior Fellow at the Center for the Blue Economy
Event was held: Thursday, September 14, 2017 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Middlebury Institute of International Studies
499 Pierce Street, Monterey, 93940
Event Video: The Sky is Not Falling, But Seas are Rising
About the Topic
A lecture and Q&A co-sponsored by the Citizens' Climate Lobby, the Center for the Blue Economy and the Hayward Sustainability Speaker Series.
What is up with our climate? Arctic ice is melting fast with global impacts on sea level, weather, and agriculture. What is happening now and what can we do to protect ourselves and future generations? What can we expect locally and globally in the coming decades? Dr. Brendan P. Kelly, Arctic climate researcher will discuss past and present drivers of the earth’s changing climate. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Blue Economy and the Hayward Sustainability Speaker Series.
About the Speaker
Dr. Brendan P. Kelly is a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Blue Economy (CBE), Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS), and Executive Director of the Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH), a U.S. program with a mission to study Arctic change through collaboration with the research community, funding agencies, and other stakeholders.
Dr. Kelly is a marine ecologist with a focus on sea ice environments. He has participated in and led collaborative research in the North Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, the Sea of Okhotsk, the Baltic Sea, and Antarctica. His career in Arctic research and policy includes serving on the faculty and administration of the University of Alaska, as a research scientist with NOAA’s National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Deputy Director of Arctic Sciences at the National Science Foundation, Chief Scientist of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Assistant Director for Polar Science in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Currently, he serves on the National Academy of Sciences’ Polar Research Board and as a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Blue Economy, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.
The Irvine Auditorium is part of the McCone Building, located at 499 Pierce Street, Monterey, CA, 93940, on the campus of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Attendees will enter through the glass doors from Pierce street, and the auditorium is located just inside to the left. The Irvine/McCone Building are indicated as #16 on the campus map. Access the campus map.
Parking is available in any Middlebury Institute campus lot after 5pm or on the street (time limits on surrounding streets end at 6pm).
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