Evening @ Skidaway program addresses climate change strategies

Are there any strategies available to manage or mitigate climate change? That question will be the focus of the next virtual Evening @ Skidaway program. University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Dan Ohnemus will present a talk, “A Look at Climate Mitigation Solutions: Ideas for the Century Ahead,” via YouTube on Tuesday, April 13, at 7 p.m.

Daniel Ohnemus

“As scientists we spend a lot of time studying the changes associated with global climate change and trying to constrain their uncertainties — including warming, ocean acidification, ecological effects and coastal impacts,” Ohnemus said. “In this talk I’ll explore a different side — potential mitigation and intervention strategies.”

Ohnemus will examine some strategies that are comparatively simple, like carbon markets, and others that are more complex or even outlandish-sounding, like solar radiation management and addition of rocks to the oceans.

To join the April 13 program, visit the UGA Skidaway Institute YouTube channel at https://bit.ly/Skidaway. The program is open to the general public and free of charge.

For additional information, contact Michael Sullivan at (912) 598-2325.

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