Dr. James Rae
‘Simple, Serious, Solvable’
This autumn and winter, we are inviting some of the UK’s most eminent experts working in climate science to the IMAX theatre.
Join us as we strengthen our understanding of the climate emergency and the impacts of changes to society. Dive deep into potential solutions using policy and science and join the discussion by posing your climate questions.
Dr James Rae gives a whistle-stop tour of the 3 S’s of climate change: the unexpected Simplicity of the science, the Seriousness of the impacts, and - most importantly - the action needed to make this problem Solvable.
Drawing from the climates of the geological past, James maps out the climates of our future.
About the speaker:
Dr James Rae is an Earth Scientist motivated by the major goal of advancing our understanding of the carbon cycle and climate. Much of his work investigates Earth's past climate history using geochemical measurements on archives including sediments, fossils, and ice cores. James works in the School of Earth & Environmental Sciences at the University of St Andrews, overseeing a state-of-the-art isotope geochemistry lab. He also teaches classes in geochemistry, oceanography, and climate.
Climate Conversations Live are suitable for those aged 16 years and over.
Glasgow Science Centre is proud to host Climate Conversations Live in partnership with the University of Strathclyde Department of Physics, and hosted by author and broadcaster, Sally Magnusson.
Suitable for ages 16+
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