The Real Day After Tomorrow
By Dr. Jeff Price
Courtesy of the Sierra Nevada Virtual Museum &
Sierra College Center for Sierra Nevada Studies
In February 2008, Dr. Jeff Price, renowned climate change expert, presented a lecture on “The Real Day After Tomorrow” to a large Sierra College audience in Dietrich Theatre.
One of the lead authors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Dr. Price discussed measures needed to prevent major catastrophic changes in the ecosystems caused by global warming. Price and other scientists on the IPCC shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former Vice President Al Gore.
Dr. Price is a biologist and Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences at CSU Chico. Along with co-authoring the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (ecosystems), the IPCC Third Assessment Report (ecosystems), and the IPCC Technical Paper on Climate Change and Biodiversity, he also contributed text to the U.K. Government's Stern Review of the Economic Impacts of Climate Change and U.S. National Assessment on Climate Change Impacts on the United States. He was co-author of the Nature article "Fingerprints of global warming on wild animals and plants", of the publication The Birdwatcher's Guide to Global Warming as well as a number of scientific papers on the potential impacts of global warming on birds.
Audio Version of Dr. Price's Talk
The following was part of a presentation to a large audience. As a result, there may be references to charts, diagrams, photos or other unseen imagery.
This SierraCast begins with Dr. Jeff Price discussing the scope of his presentation.
Video Version of Dr. Price's Talk
Length: 90 minutes
Quicktime video (16.2GB)