Earth’s Future: Causes and Consequences of Climate Change

By Public Affairs on May 24, 2016 in Video

This unique freshman-only course at Washington University provides a broad overview of issues involving climate change and its consequences. The course was one of the earliest priorities of the Topics of Conversation and Washington University Climate Change Initiative (WUCCI). It is taught by two...

Peter Raven’s 80th Birthday Celebration!

By myralopez on April 20, 2016 in

Celebrate the 80th birthday of Dr. Peter H. Raven, president emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Garden and the director of the Washington University Climate Change Initiative (WUCCI). In honor of the occasion, the Garden will be offering $0.80 general admission on-site all day on Monday, June 13t...

Photo of planet Earth from the Western Hemisphere.

Symposium on Global Warming and Extinction

By Public Affairs on September 8, 2015 in Video

A two-degree temperature shift could lead to environmental extremes and mass extinctions, experts warn. In September, some of the world’s leading figures in climate change research gathered at Washington University to examine and reassess this threshold and what it could mean to future biodiversi...

Photo of hands holding up the Earth.

Climate Change and Human Health

By Public Affairs on October 18, 2013 in Video

As part of the I-CARES sponsored Albert P. and Blanche Y. Greensfelder Lecture University of Washington Professor Howard Frumkin delivered a public lecture on October 17, 2013 at Washington University on topics related to the intersection of climate change and human health.