Richard Alley

Richard Alley

Climate Change Future

Understand the causes and implications of climate change.


POLL QUESTION

Does “going green” make a difference?

DISCUSSION

Environmental Issues

With the many problems facing the U.S. government, how high a priority should environmental issues be?


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ABOUT THE EPISODE

Richard Alley discusses the latest climate change developments and what we can do to make a difference.

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For a captioned version of this interview, go to YouTube.

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ABOUT THE GUEST

Richard Alley is Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences and EMS Environment Institute at Penn State. He is one of several Penn State earth scientists who contributes to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Prize with Al Gore.

Alley’s teaching philosophy focuses on helping students to discover the motivation, tools, and background knowledge to contribute to society as lifelong learners.

Alley has authored numerous publications including The Two-Mile Time Machine, which received the 2001 Phi Beta Kappa Science Award. His current research focuses on glaciology, ice sheet stability, and paleoclimates from ice cores.

Alley is the host of the new PBS series “Earth: The Operators’ Manual”

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PENN STATE CONNECTION

Penn State Department of Geosciences

WHERE TO WATCH

Big Ten Network

Wednesday, August 19 at 9am, 3pm
Thursday, August 20 at 3am
Wednesday, September 30 at 9am, 3pm
Thursday, October 1 at 3am

WPSU

Thursday, August 20 at 9pm

ABOUT THE HOST

Veteran interviewer Patty Satalia hosts in-depth conversations with a broad range of remarkable people.


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