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The Story Behind A Scientist’s Warning Of An Environmental And Climate Crisis with Dr. William Ripple
February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PSTCost: Sliding Scale
About the Event
Dr. Ripple is our last scientist speaker for the Resonance & Climate Change series. Distinguished Professor of Ecology; Richardson Chair; and Director, Trophic Cascades Program at Oregon State University, Ripple speaks about our current climate crisis, his “2nd Warning Letter to Humanity,” which has over 15,000 scientist signatures and his paper “World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency.” Ripple and colleagues advocate massive-scale mobilization to address the climate crisis, including much more progress on the six steps of climate change mitigation – in areas of energy, short-lived pollutants, nature, food, economy, and population.
About Dr. William Ripple
Dr. William Ripple is Distinguished Professor of Ecology; Richardson Chair; and Director, Trophic Cascades Program at Oregon State University. He is best known for his research on terrestrial trophic cascades, particularly the role of the gray wolf in North America. Dr. Ripple was the primary author of the 2017 “2nd Warning Letter to Humanity,” with 15,364 scientist signatories from 184 countries. In addition to being a highly cited researcher, Ripple is the director of the Alliance of World Scientists, an independent organization with more than 25,000 scientist members that acts as a “collective international voice of many scientists regarding global climate and environmental trends.”