John Wiley Lecture

Intergenerational Equity and the Challenge of Global Warming

Andrew Weaver

Wednesday June 3rd at 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Segal Graduate School of Business, Harbour Centre (Event Rooms 1200-1500)

Dr. Andrew Weaver currently serves as a Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly representing the riding of Oak Bay-Gordon Head, and Deputy Leader of the BC Green Party. He is also Lansdowne Professor in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria, and prior to his election in May 2013 he was the Canada Research Chair in climate modelling and analysis. He has served as a Lead Author on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s scientific assessments. Dr. Weaver has authored or coauthored over 200 peer-reviewed, scientific papers and was the Chief Editor of the Journal of Climate from 2005-2009. Dr. Weaver is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the American Meteorological Society, the American Geophysical Union and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Over the years he has received numerous awards including the E.W.R. NSERC Steacie Fellowship, the Killam Research Fellowship and a CIAR Young Explorers award in 2002, the CMOS President’s Prize in 2007, a Guggenheim fellowship in 2008 and the Royal Society of Canada Miroslaw Romanowski Medal and the A.G. Huntsman Award for Excellence in Marine Science in 2011. In 2008 he was appointed to the Order of British Columbia, in 2013 he was awarded a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and in 2014 he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science Degree from McMaster University.

A reception will be held after the talk. A donation of $10 per person is invited from non-CAG 2015 registrants.