NZCCC 2013: Barry Smit on adaptation – Inuit, wine and uncertainty

by Gareth on June 7, 2013

Kicking off the afternoon sessions on the first day of this year’s NZ CCC conference, Professor Barry Smit of the University of Guelph in Canada launched his keynote — titled From theory to practice, from impacts to adaptation (abstract) — with a rousing climate version of Let It Be. I caught up with him during the evening reception, but didn’t ask him to sing…

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noelfuller June 8, 2013 at 12:20 am

Alas i can’t see adobe flash stuff.

Thomas June 9, 2013 at 9:30 am

SKS has a good summary on the Inuit experience to augment what Barry is saying:
http://www.skepticalscience.com/Inuit-Climate-Change.html
Changing a hard frozen land and sea into slush for significant parts of the year represents one of these ‘phase change’ transitions with non-gradual and significant consequences to a gradual warming.

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