Tag: AAAS 2013

Making Sense of Climate’s Impact on Food Security

by | 2.17.2013 at 1:26pm
Cynthia Rosenzweig, GISS, Paul Ehrlich, AAAS 2013

From warmer temperatures to natural disasters such as flooding and drought, changing patterns of climate are having billion-dollar impacts on our food-growing systems. But scientists are struggling to find ways to measure and predict what may happen in the future—and to translate that into policies to help feed a bulging world population.

Extreme Weather Adds Up to Troubling Future

by | 2.15.2013 at 11:32pm | 2 Comments
Richard Seager, AAAS 2013

Extreme weather and climate-related events already have cost the United States billions of dollars. A recent symposium focused on what we know about the causes and how changing climate affects agriculture, water supplies, wildlife and our economy.

Decision Making Under Uncertainty at AAAS

by | 2.15.2013 at 4:26pm
Matt Sisco

Researchers from the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions will participate in a poster session featuring the work of each center funded under the National Science Foundation’s “Decision Making Under Uncertainty” grant. Nada Petrovic and Lisa Zaval will present the poster “What’s in a frame when it comes to fossil fuels: Does health matter more than climate change?” and Matt Sisco will present the poster “Why do people care about sea lions? A fishing game to study the value of endangered species.”