National Speaker 2019 - New Zealand Antarctic Society

Choosing the Future of Antarctica

Presented by Professor Tim Naish, in Dunedin, 19 October

The New Zealand Antarctic Society – National Speaker for 2019

Professor Tim Naish

 in Dunedin on 19 October 

Date: 19 Oct 2019 - 19 Oct 2019
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St, North Dunedin, Dunedin 

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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