Let's talk: Understanding the science of climate change

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Understanding the science of climate change

Join Dr Dennys Angove for an afternoon to explore the science of climate change.

Wednesday 10 October, 1-2.30pm

The Swansea Centre, 228 Pacific Highway, Swansea

Topics presented will include the structure of the atmosphere, the natural greenhouse effect, global warming, trends in greenhouse gas concentrations and the enhancement of the greenhouse effect by anthropogenic emissions.

There will be an opportunity for a Q&A with Dr Angove at the end of the talk.

Bio

Dr Angove is an atmospheric chemist and in August 2014, he retired as a Principal Research Scientist from the CSIRO Energy Flagship where he studied the effect of fossil fuel emissions on the formation of smog and ozone in urban atmospheres.

For 10 years from 2005, Dr Angove lectured in atmospheric chemistry at the University of Technology Sydney and in 2017 he joined the Environmental Humanities Group at the University of NSW as the postgraduate course convener for Managing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and now continues as a casual lecturer in the course.

Dr Angove has a GDip.Ed. and a PhD in physical chemistry from Macquarie University. He is a member of the RACI and CASANZ* as well as a volunteer for the Citizens’ Climate Lobby. He is actively involved providing science outreach talks to the community on climate change and air quality.

*RACI = Royal Australian Chemical Institute

CASANZ =Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand