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Alumni Webinar with Francois Engelbrecht

When: Thursday, 28 October 2021
Where: Off campus
Start time:16:00


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The IPCC Assessment Report Six and future climate change: a code red for South Africa

Professor Francois Engelbrecht is distinguished professor of climatology at the Global Change Institute at Wits. Professor Engelbrecht’s research has led to new insights into the changing temperature, rainfall and circulation patterns over the continent under anthropogenic forcing. He was invited lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Global Warming of 1.5 ºC special report published in 2018, and currently serves as an invited lead author of Assessment Report Six of the IPCC. He is an invited member of the Working Group on Numerical Experimentation of the World Climate Change Research Programme, co-chair of the World Meteorological Organisation Joint Expert Team on Earth System Implementation and a Scientific Steering Group Member of CLIVAR of the World Climate Research Programme.





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