"Putting the New IPCC Report in Context" is PIIRS Seminar to communicate the uncertainty within the recent report put out by the IPCC on climate change. Held Wed., Nov. 20, 2013, at Bowl 1, Robertson Hall. Open to the public.
Ray Suarez from PBS Newshour talks to Michael Oppenheimer, a professor at Geosciences who is also a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). They discuss the IPCC new scientific assessment that updates the previously-held understanding of the rate and consequences of global warming.
A video of a PEI's notice: "Michael Oppenheimer discussing the Fifth Assessment Report on Global Warming" from the IPCC with the Weather Channel's "Wake Up with Al Roker" show.
Regarding the partial report on climate change due out on Friday, Roger Pielke, an environmental scientist at the University of Colorado in Boulder and Michael Oppenheimer, a Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the Department of Geosciences, both suggest that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) might better spend its time doing more targeted reports, that take on specific defined issues, and release them more often.