Climate Change and Some Possible Surprises

Seminar | January 25 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall

 Clifford Lynch

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Introduction to Seminar and plans for the Semester

Brief Discussion: Stewardship and Climate Change
Climate Change âÂand particularly more intense storms and rising sea levels âÂraises a number of challenges to the enterprise of cultural stewardship. I'll briefly enumerate some of these and solicit thoughts about priorities, strategies, and aspects that I've overlooked. This is very early thinking.

Some Possible Surprises in Scholarly Communication
There's a tradition of welcoming the new year with lists of possible surprises that may take place in various areas. Here I'll raise several fairly near term (next few years) scenarios that may seem unlikely but are worth some consideration. Additional suggestions for possible surprises are welcome.