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September 25, 2019

Posted by Communications and Marketing on September 25, 2019

Below you will find suggested Dalhousie University experts who can speak to current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Wednesday September 25, 2019.

IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate 
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) has been released today. The report discusses the effects of climate change on oceans and parts of the earth frozen in ice, collectively known as the cryosphere. Dr. Boris Worm is available to break down the report and provide perspective on its findings and recommendations.

Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Boris Worm, Department of Biology.
Research Interests: Marine biodiversity, its causes, conservation, marine sanctuaries, management of marine ecosystems.
Contact: bworm@dal.ca and 902-494-2478/902-210-8330.

Election 2019
With the campaign period in full swing, Dalhousie has experts who can provide perspective on key campaign issues, the importance of the youth vote, what the polls are telling us, breaking down debates and more.

Dalhousie Experts: Dr. Lori Turnbull, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; and Dr. Howard Ramos, Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Research Interests: Canadian parliamentary governance, political ethics, elections, electoral systems, public engagement, social change and social movements.
Contact: lturnbul@dal.ca or 902-494-6605; and howard.ramos@dal.ca or 902-402-9893.