Public Lecture: “Weather and Climate: Not What Our Grandparents Knew”

Presented by: David Phillips, Senior Climatologist, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Deluges, ice rains, winter heat waves, egadroughts – if you think we’ve been cursed and clobbered a lot harder and a lot more often recently, you are not imagining it. It used to be that our weather was “normal” and dependable. Now, more and more Canadians are asking: What’s happening to our weather? If our weather is becoming weirder and wilder, are people responsible? Is it nature doing this to us? Or both? What has become clear is that the Earth is warming, and the number of weather-related disasters appears on the rise. We can no longer assume that yesterday’s weather will apply tomorrow.  David Phillips has been studying weather in Canada for over 50 years. One of his goals is to raise


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Room 105, Weldon Law Building, 6061 University Avenue



Additional Information

This public lecture is being hosted by the Dalhousie Department of Physics and Atmospheric Sciences and the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (Halifax Chapter).
*This lecture is free and all are welcome!*