On Wednesday, April 20, in Minneapolis, the Royal Norwegian Consulate General will host the first monthly round table discussion in the Arctic Frontiers series. The featured guest will be Dr. Katherine Hayhoe, and the discussion will be moderated by Joseph Robertson, Global Strategy Director at Citizens’ Climate Lobby.
About Katharine Hayhoe
A Canadian native, Dr. Hayhoe is an accomplished Professor at University of Texas. Her research has appeared in over 120 peer-reviewed papers, abstracts, and other publications. She advises the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Climate Predictions and Projections team and NOAA’s Climate.gov initiative, and she has contributed to and served as an expert reviewer for the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
As founder and CEO of ATMOS Research, she is helping to bridge the gap between scientists and stakeholders to provide relevant, state-of-the-art information on how climate change will affect our lives to a broad range of non-profit, industry and government clients. She also serves as a science advisor for Citizens’ Climate Lobby, the Energy and Enterprise Initiative, and the Evangelical Environmental Network, and in 2014 was named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People and Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers.
Read her full bio here.
Royal Norwegian Honorary Consulate General
1455 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, 2nd floor
April 20, 2016
- 14.00-14:05: Welcome from the Norwegian Consulate
- 14.05-15:15: Roundtable discussion
- 15:15-16.00: Networking & Viewing of current Norwegian art exhibit
Arctic Frontiers is a series of moderated discussions with special guests, hosted by the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Minneapolis. Each month, a select group of local leaders, students, policy advocates, and other guests, are brought together to meet, learn from, and share insights with pioneers and innovators working on Arctic issues, Arctic exploration, or the science of climate change observation and solutions.