Chris Field is the founding director of the Carnegie Institution’s Department of Global Ecology at Stanford University and a world-renowned researcher in the field of climate change. Dr. Field’s research emphasizes field and laboratory studies of impacts of climate change, from the molecular to the global scale. He also is a leading voice in the key intersection of science and policy. From 2008 to 2015, he co-chaired Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which led the effort on the IPCC Special Report on “Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation” (2012) and Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (2014).
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Climate scientist Chris Field talks with veteran journalist Dan Rather about how best to address the destructive effects of climate change. (Talk recorded in December 2015)
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