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Hurricanes and Climate Change

A Conversation with Susan Lozier and Danielle Spurlock
November 27th, 2017
12:00 PM

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Monday, November 27, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Forum for Scholars and Publics
Duke's West Campus Quad
011 Old Chem
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A light lunch will be served.

What do we know about the relationship between climate change and hurricanes? What can we expect from coming hurricane seasons, after this devastating one of 2017? What can communities and cities do to prepare for this changing reality? Duke professor Susan Lozier (Ocean Sciences) joins UNC professor Danielle Spurlock (Department of City and Regional Planning) in a conversation moderated by environmental journalist Sara Peach.

Sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics.

Susan Lozier

Duke University
Susan Lozier is a physical oceanographer with interests in large-scale ocean circulation and its role in climate. She has been a member of the Duke faculty since 1992, where she now holds a distinguished chair in ocean sciences. Susan was the recipient of an NSF Early ...
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Danielle Spurlock

University of North Carolina - Chapel HIll
Danielle Spurlock is an assistant professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Spurlock's work focuses on plan and policy implementation and addresses policy questions in the areas of planning, public health, environmental and social ...
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Sara Peach

Sara Peach is an environmental journalist whose work has appeared in /National Geographic/, /Scientific American/, and the /News & Observer/, among other publications. Since 2016, she's served as an editor at /Yale Climate Connections/, where she leads a climate-focused radio program broadcasting on more than 350 stations nationwide. ...
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