Stormy Weather Ahead: Dr. Philip B. Duffy on climate change

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Dr. Philip B. Duffy, President and Executive Director of the Woods Hole Research Center. Photo courtesy of CCMNH.

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster is proud to present Dr. Philip B. Duffy, President and Executive Director of the Woods Hole Research Center, an independent research institute where scientists investigate the causes and effects of climate change to identify and implement opportunities for conservation, restoration and economic development around the world. Dr. Duffy will speak at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:30am.

Dr. Duffy is a physicist whose expertise is in domestic climate policy, international climate change negotiations, climate change adaptation, extreme weather risk and climate modeling and will speak about the challenges that lie ahead for climate science.

Prior to joining WHRC, Dr. Duffy served in the White House National Science and Technology Council as the Senior Advisor to the US Global Change Research Program, and as a Senior Policy Analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. In these roles he was involved in international climate negotiations, domestic and international climate policy and coordination of US global change research.

Before joining the White House, Dr. Duffy was Chief Scientist for Climate Central, an organization dedicated to increasing public understanding and awareness of climate change. Dr. Duffy has held senior research positions with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and visiting positions at the Carnegie Institution for Science and the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard and a Ph.D. in applied physics from Stanford.
Free with Museum Admission.

For more information please call: 508-896-3867, ext. 133

 


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