Monthly Archives: October 2016

  • Schneider Lecture @ FM-2016, 15 Dec 1340-1435h

    Posted 10/13/16

    The Global Environmental Change Focus Group sponsors the Stephen Schneider Memorial Lecture at the Fall AGU meeting.  The 2016 lecture will be presented by Dr. David S. Battisti, the Tamaki Endowed Chair of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington, on “Connecting Climate Science to Policy: from Global Food Production to the U.S. Supreme Court”, […]

  • Tyndall Lecture @ FM-2016, 15 Dec 1440-1540h


    This annual lecture sponsored by the GEC Focus Group offers a historical perspective on global environmental change. The lecture is named in honor of 19th century Irish-born scientist John Tyndall FRS, whose measurements in the mid-century confirmed the significance of the greenhouse effect, which had been first hypothesized by French mathematician/physicist Joseph Fourier in 1824. […]

  • Bolin Lecture @ FM-2016, 14 Dec 0900-0955h


    The inaugural Bert Bolin Lecture, sponsored by the Global Environmental Change Focus Group, will be presented on 14 December at 9:00 AM in Moscone South 104 by Bolin Award recipient Dr. Alan K. Betts on the topic “Interweaving Climate Research and Public Understanding”.   Dr. Betts owns and operates the private research firm “Atmospheric Research” […]

  • GEC Hosts 114 Sessions at 2016 AGU Fall Meeting


    The Global Environmental Change Focus Group is hosting 57 oral and 57 poster sessions at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting. The titles of all of these sessions can be viewed here on this website. Individual papers in these sessions can be found at the Fall Meeting’s Scientific Program website at In addition, the GEC Focus […]