National Speaker 2019 - New Zealand Antarctic Society

Choosing the Future of Antarctica

Presented by Professor Tim Naish, in Auckland, 19 September

The New Zealand Antarctic Society – National Speaker for 2019

Professor Tim Naish

 in Auckland on 19 September 

Date: 19 Sep 2019 - 19 Sep 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Federation of Graduate Women's Room, Level 2, Old Government House, University of Auckland, Princes St, Auckland city

Choosing the Future of Antarctica

Tim Naish is Professor in Earth Sciences at Victoria University of Wellington, and he has participated in 14 expeditions to Antarctica. He was Lead Author on the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report.

In this national lecture series, Professor Naish will present two narratives on the future of Antarctica, looking forward 50 and 300 years: the first, in which greenhouse gas emissions remain unchecked; the other involving ambitious action to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Tim Naish has received the New Zealand Antarctic Medal, the Martha Muse Prize for Antarctic Science and Policy, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

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