Seminar Abstract

Philip Mote

Tuesday, March 8, 2005
2:30-3:30

**Note special time and location - Ocean Sciences Building 425

Avoiding dangerous climate change


Prime Minister Tony Blair called for an international conference on stabilization of greenhouse gases, which was held February 1-3 at the Met Office in Exeter.  Philip Mote, who attended, will provide a synopsis of the science and politics of the conference, including who won
the straw poll of "most annoying participant".

The British press gave generous coverage to this conference:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/climatechange/story/0,12374,1403265,00.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/climatechange/story/0,12374,1403798,00.html

Speaker bio:

Philip Mote is a research scientist and director of outreach with the Climate Impacts Group as well as the Washington State Climatologist.