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Hurricanes and Climate Change


Nov 27 2017


12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

Hurricanes and Climate Change

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Hurricanes and Climate Change

A Conversation with Susan Lozier and Danielle Spurlock

What do we know about the relationship between climate change and hurricanes? What can we expect from coming hurricane seasons, after this devastating one of 2017? What can communities and cities do to prepare for this changing reality? Duke professor Susan Lozier (Ocean Sciences) joins UNC professor Danielle Spurlock (Department of City and Regional Planning) in a conversation moderated by environmental journalist Sara Peach.

Free and open to the public. Light lunch served. Sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics.


Susan Lozier

Duke University

Susan Lozier is a physical oceanographer with interests in large-scale ocean circulation and its role in climate. She has been a member of the Duke faculty since 1992, where she now holds a distinguished chair in ocean sciences. Susan was the recipient of an NSF Early Career Award in 1996,…...

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Danielle Spurlock

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Danielle Spurlock is an assistant professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Spurlock's work focuses on plan and policy implementation and addresses policy questions in the areas of planning, public health, environmental and social justice, and dispute resolution. Her…...

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Sara Peach

Sara Peach is an environmental journalist whose work has appeared in National Geographic, Scientific American, and the News & Observer, among other publications. Since 2016, she's served as an editor at Yale Climate Connections, where she leads a climate-focused radio program broadcasting on more than 350 stations nationwide. For her…...

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