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Climate change to be discussed Friday at the Humphrey Institute

Two experts will talk about climate change Friday at the University of Minnesota in a program hosted by the Humphrey Institute Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy.
The free event starts at 7 p.m. in Cowles Auditorium.

Two experts will talk about climate change Friday at the University of Minnesota in a program hosted by the Humphrey Institute Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy.

The free event starts at 7 p.m. in Cowles Auditorium. Featured will be Dr. Qin Dahe, former administrator of the China Meteorological Administration, and Dr. Elizabeth J. Wilson is an associate professor of energy and environmental policy and law at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.

Qin Dahe was on Will Steger’s Trans-Antarctica Expedition in 1989 and will discuss his climate research in cryospheric sciences (the study of frozen water on a planet surface). Wilson will provide an update on the energy and climate research she conducted in China this past year, examining development of carbon-managed energy systems.

The event is sponsored by Will Steger Foundation; Fresh Energy; University of Minnesota’s Bell Museum, China Center, Institute of Environment, Office of International Programs and CSTPP.