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Climate Change Panel

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About the Climate Change Panel

Moderator: Sarah Diefendorf,
LWVUS 2nd Vice-President

Overview: The State of Climate Change – What We Know and What We Don’t

V. (Ram) Ramanathan,
Victor Alderson Professor of Applied Ocean Sciences and Distinguished Professor of Climate and Atmosphere Sciences, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC-San Diego

This segment will provide an overview of our state of knowledge concerning climate change. The speaker would review recent reports and supporting studies to help set the context of our understanding of why we know climate change is happening now.

Climate Change Disparities: The Effect on the Developing World

Heather Kaplan,
Senior Policy Advisor on Climate Change, Oxfam American

This segment will focus on the impact of climate change on the developing world. Including how developing countries will be disproportionately impacted by climate change.

Speakers will also present some solutions they've identified to help address the global challenge and there will be a short time to take questions and answers from the audience.