Senate Briefing on the Latest Climate Science
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, will hold a briefing Wednesday, February 13th, on the most recent climate change science. The briefing will feature four of the nation’s leading climate scientists who will present the latest trends and scientific evidence related to the growing impacts associated with climate change. The presentations will be followed by a question and answer session. The briefing is also open to Senate staff.
The distinguished scientists participating in the briefing are listed below:
• Dr. Donald J. Wuebbles, Professor of Atmospheric Science, University of Illinois
• Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd, President of the American Meteorological Society and Director for Program in Atmospheric Sciences, University of Georgia
• Dr. John M. Balbus, Senior Advisor for Public Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
• Dr. James J. McCarthy, Professor of Biological Oceanography, Harvard University
***Note: Available witness testimonies and bios are attached below.