U.S. and Alaska Planning for Climate Change Adaptation

Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 3:15 PM AKDT

Terry Chapin, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Ongoing rapid climate change requires planning that makes choices appropriate to future rather than past conditions. From his perspective as a member of climate adaptation task forces for Alaska, the United States, and the European Union, Dr. Terry Chapin will summarize the major recommendations for policy makers and the factors that explain why a few climate-change adaptation planning efforts have been so much more successful than others.

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