|Engineers for a
Sustainable World: Multi-Disciplinary Rotating Academic Colloquium Series (MUDRAC)
Title: "Climate Change - Causes and Consequences"
Topic: Global Warming
Date: Wednesday, January 26th, 2005
Location: GEO 2.216
Climate change impacts all aspects of society, yet significant uncertainties remain regarding the impacts of such phenomena as global warming. These impacts include sea level rise, changes in recharge to aquifers, extinction and migration of species, and the triggering of more rapid climatic 'events'. Temperatures plummeting six degrees Celsius and sudden droughts scorching farmland around the globe are not just the stuff of scary movies. Such striking climate jumps have happened before - sometimes within a matter