[Vision2020] Climate Scientist Stefan Rahmstorf: Extreme Weather: What Role Does Global Warming Play? – the Earth101 lecture

Ted Moffett starbliss at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 00:53:07 PST 2022

Stefan Rahmstorf possess a refreshing capacity to express complex climate
science in clear, relatively understandable language that is a much needed
antidote to the misinformation, disinformation, oversimplification,
pseudo-science, etc. that unfortunately is common on the Internet, social
and infotainment media,

Extreme Weather: What Role Does Global Warming Play? – the Earth101 lecture
- YouTube <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnzSHsi4pus&t=47s>

Home Page Stefan Rahmstorf (pik-potsdam.de)

Text below from first website above:

Stefan Rahmstorf obtained his PhD in oceanography at Victoria University of
Wellington in 1990. He has worked as a scientist at the New Zealand
Oceanographic Institute, at the Institute of Marine Science in Kiel and
since 1996 at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. His work
focuses on the role of the oceans in climate change.

In 1999 Rahmstorf was awarded the $ 1 million Centennial Fellowship Award
of the US-based James S. McDonnell foundation. Since 2000 he teaches
Physics of the Oceans as a professor at Potsdam University. Rahmstorf
served from 2004–2013 in the German Advisory Council on Global Change
(WBGU) and was one of the lead authors of the 4th IPCC Assessment Report.

Dr. Rahmstorf has published over 100 scientific papers (30 in leading
journals such as Nature, Science and PNAS) and co-authored four books.
Available in English are Our Threatened Oceans (2009, with Katherine
Richardson) and The Climate Crisis (2010, with David Archer).

“Extreme Weather: What Role Does Global Warming Play?” is a part of series
of lectures given at the University of Iceland on May 27th 2016 at the
conference "The Past, the Future. How Fast, How Far? Threats Facing the
Climate System"

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