Global Warming Topic of Lecture at Wake Forest

Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research will present “Global Warming is Happening” on April 14 at Wake Forest University.

The free and public lecture is among several events concerning the environment during Wake Forest’s Year of Globalization and Diversity. The lecture will begin at 4 p.m. in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium.

Trenberth is a senior scientist with NCAR and leads its climate analysis division. Previously, Trenberth was a professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Illinois and worked in the New Zealand Meteorological Service.

He was a prominent member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and served on a number of advisory committees and panels, including several dealing with El NiÒo research.

Trenberth currently co-chairs an international scientific steering group for the World Climate Research Program. He also is a fellow of the American Meteorological Service and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

For more information about events during the Year of Globalization and Diversity, please call 336-758-5788.

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