Globalising Academics: A physical scientist perspective Paul Valdes School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol. Background.
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A physical scientist perspective
School of Geographical Sciences,
University of Bristol
Driving Forces in Society
State Change in Environment
Impacts on Society
KYOTO: Signed & ratifiedSigned, not ratifiedNeither
Inform society about changed risks
Social prioritisation to halt/reverse warming?
Legislation to stop emissions
"Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future." --Nils Bohr, Nobel laureate in Physics
"Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge. " --Lao Tzu, 6th Century BC Chinese Poet
"This is the first age that's ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one. " --Arthur C. Clarke
Slide courtesy of Bruce Hewitson Univ. of Cape Town