Announcing the first lecture of the 2014 - 2015 Season
"Understanding and Assessing Climate Change: Implications for Nebraska"
September 25, 2014 – 3:30 p.m.
Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
3 p.m. reception preceding the lecture
Donald Wilhite will moderate a discussion, with panelist including Robert Oglesby, Deborah Bathke, and Clinton Rowe. The Heuermann Lecture will include the release of a report on climate change complied by these UNL faculty members. Copies of the report will be available at the lecture and on-line following the lecture.
Discussion will include:
• Observations and projections of changes in temperature, precipitation, and seasonal distribution
• Implications of economic, social, and environmental impacts of climate change
• Opportunities to create resilience as we adapt to these changes
• Identification of actions needed to be implemented to avoid or reduce the effects of climate change for Nebraska in the future