Starr Forum: Amazon Burning. Covid-19. Ghosts of Climate Future?

Add to Calendar 04/24/2020 13:00 04/24/2020 14:00 America/New_York Starr Forum: Amazon Burning. Covid-19. Ghosts of Climate Future? Carlos Nobre, Brazil’s leading expert on the Amazon and climate change, discusses the global fight to save our planet and lessons we can learn from the fight against Covid-19. http://calendar.mit.edu/event/AmazonBurning [email protected] Virtual Event - view at https://mit.zoom.us/j/297256705 MM/DD/YYYY

Carlos Nobre, Brazil’s leading expert on the Amazon and climate change, discusses the global fight to save our planet and lessons we can learn from the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

View the webcast at https://mit.zoom.us/j/297256705

About the speaker:
Carlos Nobre chairs the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) Scientific Committee, is the director of the Center for Earth System Science and Senior Scientist at the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) of Brazil, is executive secretary of the Brazilian Research Network on Global Climate Change (Rede CLIMA), and is scientific director of the National Institute for Climate Change Research. His research interests include tropical meteorology, climate modeling, global environmental change, and biosphere-atmosphere interactions in Amazonia. He received a PhD in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT Brazil Program

 

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Date and Time
04/24/2020: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location
Virtual Event - view at https://mit.zoom.us/j/297256705
Email
[email protected]
Website
http://calendar.mit.edu/event/AmazonBurning