Andrea Dittus

When?
Wednesday, October 16 2019 at 8:00PM

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Where?

The Old St John's Church (Cafe Space)
Desborough Road
High Wycombe
HP11 2PU

Who?
Andrea Dittus

What's the talk about?

 What is the talk about?


This presentation will provide an overview of how the climate has evolved since modern records began in the 19th century and how it is expected to change in coming decades due to continued emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. It will also provide an overview of the multiple lines of evidence climate scientists use to assess and understand past and projected future climate change.

Who is the speaker?

Andrea Dittus is a climate scientist at the University of Reading. She did her BSc and MSc studies at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. In 2012, she moved to Australia to pursue a PhD at the University of Melbourne. During her PhD, she studied how temperature and rainfall extremes have changed around the globe. Following her PhD, she spent 10 months as a Research Fellow at Monash University. In summer 2017, she joined the University of Reading’s department of Meteorology where she works on understanding how human and natural factors have shaped our climate since the industrial revolution. She is also interested in understanding how climate is expected to change in the future due to continued emissions of greenhouse gases

Who are we?

Skeptics in the Pub is a place for inquisitive people of all ages to meet and converse in the High Wycombe area.

Skeptics are people who yearn to discover the truth behind extraordinary claims that people or groups may make, this can be in areas of alternative therapies, the paranormal, religion and faith, the afterlife and many other areas of life. We we often end up talking about superstition, science, religious fundamentalism, health, censorship and conspiracy theory

We make no claims to balance, and actively promote science, freedom of expression and secular humanism..

You are welcome to come along and just sit and listen to others, or if you are braver get stuck right in with conversation and views!

Our Website is at wycombe.skepticsinthepub.org (http://wycombe.skepticsinthepub.org/) where you will find links to join our Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/HighWycombeSkeptics/) page and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/wycombesitp).